Feds to let states decide on agents' role in exchanges

01/7/2013 | National Underwriter Life & Health

An agency under the Department of Health and Human Services has released guidance that addresses the role of agents, brokers and navigators in health insurance exchanges. The role played by producers, including whether they allow agents and brokers to work with exchanges and serve as navigators, will largely be up to states. However, agents and brokers acting as exchange navigators "cannot be compensated for enrolling individuals into either [qualified health plans] or other non-QHP health insurance or health plans," the guidance says.

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