Medicare agent certification and product training details for 2021 are being released! Luckily, you can find many carriers’ AHIP, Medicare Advantage certification, Part D certification, and product training details in one place.
In order to be “ready-to-sell” for AEP, you must complete your carriers’ annual Medicare certification and AHIP training requirements. Staying on top of all these trainings’ deadlines, access links, and requirements can be difficult — especially if you sell multiple carriers’ products.
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Note: You must register with RitterIM.com for free (or log in if you already have registered) to access all Medicare certification details for specific carriers.
Reviewing Medicare Producer Certification Requirements
Every year, insurance agents working in the Medicare field must certify with the carriers they represent to sell their Medicare Advantage plans, prescription drug plans, and select Medicare Supplements. This action is a vital step in agents becoming “ready-to-sell!”
Many carriers require agents to complete AHIP training along with their own product training. Whether they accept and/or cover the cost of AHIP and the specifics surrounding their own compliance and product trainings vary. Check out our compilation of frequently asked questions and answers about AHIP Medicare training for additional information on this training.
2021 Medicare Certification Made Easy for Agents
In Ritter’s Certification Center, you’ll find Medicare Advantage certification and Part D certification info for multiple big-name carriers, including whether they require AHIP and if they help cover the cost, as well as product and compliance training requirements. You can even find out things like if certifying for 2021 will allow you to sell 2020 products and who you can contact at a carrier to confirm that you’re certified.
Anyone who visits the Ritter Certification Center can view 2021 Medicare certification release dates and links to 2021 carrier-specific Medicare training requirements in one neat table. However, to view carrier-specific requirements, agents must log in to RitterIM.com. If you’re new to the site, you must register with RitterIM.com first. (Creating an account is free and only takes a minute.)
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Ritter’s staff updates the Certification Center as soon as information becomes available. If you don’t see 2021 Medicare certification details for a carrier you work with, it may be because the information isn’t available yet. Keep checking back for updates!
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