Individual FFM Certification

Helping you get ready to sell on the individual marketplace

General FFM Information

2019 Individual Open Enrollment Dates - Nov 1, 2018 - December 15, 2018

  • 2019 FFM Registration is now open.  Visit the CMS Enterprise Portal to complete.
  • All brokers must complete the 2018 FFM / FF-SHOP Registration & Training to sell ON Marketplace for 2018.
  • REMINDER: Highmark is requiring FFM Training and Registration for brokers selling BOTH On & Off-Exchange


Renewing Your Registration
Producers must complete plan year 2019 registration and training on the CMS Enterprise Portal prior to helping consumers enroll in Marketplace coverage.

If you are a returning producer who completed plan year 2018 Marketplace registration and training, you do not need to re-register, but please be sure to use your FFM User ID from 2018.

Additionally, you are eligible to take the shorter Refresher Training for plan year 2019.

First Time User?
If you are new to the Marketplace this year, or if you did not complete plan year 2018 registration and training:  You are required to take the entire Individual Marketplace training for plan year 2019.

Please visit the CMS Enterprise Portal 

  • Complete an agent/broker profile on the new Marketplace Learning Management System (MLMS)
  • Enroll in desired Marketplace training (i.e., Individual and/or SHOP) on the MLMS or through a CMS-approved vendor via the CMS Enterprise Portal
  • Complete assigned training courses and pass exams through the MLMS or through a CMS-approved vendor via the CMS Enterprise Portal
  • Read and accept the applicable Marketplace Agreement(s) on the MLMS

Additional Resources  



You no longer need to submit you FFM certification to the carriers.  

Once you have your 2019 certification, the carriers will be notified by CMS.

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