','' ); } ?>

Agent & Broker Resources

In order to sell Health Insurance Marketplace (ACA) products you will need to complete the CMS trainings in each state you intend to write business in. Luckily, the Federally Facilitated Marketplace (FFM) is the chosen marketplace for many states and the FFM training will certify you in all of those states.

Please use the information below to complete the required trainings. Once you are certified, feel free to submit appointment requests using the link below or the Appointment Request link in the “Independent Health Agents Marketing Forms” email you recently received.

The FFM training can be found here: https://portal.cms.gov/

The FFM (healthcare.gov) states are: AL, AK, AZ, AR, DE, FL, GA, HI, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MI, MS, MO, MT, NE, NH, NM, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WV, WI, WY

State-based Marketplaces


AR: Certification required – no exchange. Please visit www.nipr.com and request Arkansas certification.


CO: Follow instructions here: https://connectforhealthco.com/for-certified-brokers/

CT: Request an agent certification training account by emailing: [email protected]

DC: Follow instructions here: https://dchealthlink.com/brokers

ID: Request an agent certification training account by emailing: [email protected]


MA: Massachusetts does not work with agents to sell individual health plans.

MD: Follow instructions here: https://mhbe.force.com/training/CustomCommunityLogin

MN: Follow instructions here: https://www.mnsure.org/about-us/assister-program/agents-brokers/index.jsp

NV: Follow instructions here: https://www.nevadahealthlink.com/brokers-agents-onboarding/
Nevada only allows NV residents to certify.

NJ: Follow instructions here: https://nj.gov/getcoverednj/home/assisters_ba.shtml

NM: Follow instructions here: https://www.bewellnm.com/getting-started/agents-brokers/
To request access email: [email protected]

NY: Follow instructions here: https://nystateofhealth.ny.gov/agent

PA: You need to pre-register on the PA state-based exchange and complete your PA Exchange Authority producer certification training.: https://agency.pennie.com/brokers/

RI: Request an agent certification training account by emailing: [email protected]

VT: Request an agent certification training account by emailing: [email protected]

WA: Follow instructions here: https://www.wahbexchange.org/partners/insurance-brokers. This application takes a little while to set up (3-7 days) but once you get access it goes pretty quick. 

You are required to submit a $50 certification fee before your training will be loaded into your LMS account.

Once you have completed your Marketplace certification(s) feel free to request Marketplace appointments with the links below:

Let’s Get Started!

Want to Join Independent Health Agents?

Have a license but don’t have an agency? Need to get appointed through us? We’d be happy to have your join our team of independent agents. Follow the steps below and you’ll be signed up in no time!

Already With An Agency?

We provide you with a one-stop quoting and enrollment platform. We’ll give you your own site to quote on- and off-exchange, add sub-agents, and enroll your clients.

Fill out our Agents Onboarding Request Form to join our agency and get contracted today! The more information you fill out on the form, the faster we can get you onboarded and contracted with the carriers of your liking. Make your selections by carrier or by state.

By filling out the Onboarding Request Form, you will have already selected which carriers and/or states you would like to be contracted with/in. For more information about the types of contracting and carriers, click on the button above!

HealthSherpa is the fastest way for agents to quote, enroll, and track their ACA book, and is integrated with our iHealth Quoting & Enrollment platform. 

Use the button above to sign up for an account with our agency’s join code: 9919.

Already have a HealthSherpa account? Log in to your account, go to your settings page, and enter the join code 9919 to join our agency.

Get your own free personalized quoting & enrollment site. By filling out the Onboarding Request Form you should have already answered any questions about website options. iHealth Agents has their own proprietary quoting and enrollment platform so quoting on or off the exchange has never been easier. Check out our demo site by clicking on the button above!

Slack is how we communicate as a team, and where you can recieve the best training and support from our team of independent agents and gain access to our back-office and tech support.

Want to find out more information before signing up? Not a problem. Schedule a Broker Introductory Call with one of our lead brokers to answer all and any questions you may have about joining our team!

CMS Registration Information

If you do not already have a CMS Enterprise Portal account, make sure you download the Training Guide provided by CMS in order to complete the registration and training required. 

ACA Contracting

By State for Obamacare, Individual, Group Employer and Medicare Insurance Carriers

Ancillary Contracting

Nationwide Coverage including short-term, indemnity, travel, accident, critical illness, hospital, and catastrophic coverage.

Carriers like Aetna PPO from National General

Dental & Vision Carriers

Nationwide Coverage, all the carriers your clients trust.

Medicare Contracting

Get access to top tier Medicare contracts day 1 without production requirements.