Get a Head Start on 2018 Certification

08-16-2017

In order to sell Anthem Medicare Advantage and/or Prescription Drug Plans you must complete certification for 2018. Please complete your certification by August 30th so you can pre-order your 2018 Enrollment Sales Kits!  YOU MUST BE THE ONE WHO COMPLETES THIS CERTIFICATION, NOT AN ADMIN OR ANY OTHER PERSON.  Here are the details:

Licensing

  • If you are NOT appointed with Anthem BCBS and would like to sell any of the Medicare products, please click the link below to start the appointment process.
  • You do NOT need to be appointed to start your Anthem Medicare certification and SHOULD get it completed.

Getting Started

  • Visit www.medicaremegastar.com  for details on this year’s Medicare Megastar Contest with the link to “Get Certified
  • If you were certified last year, please use the “Sign In” section.
    • Your user ID is your email address OR your National Producer Number (NPN)
    • If you forgot your user ID or password, there are links below to regain access
    • It will ask you for an access code. Please use External-SelfReg and it must be typed EXACTLY as is it appears here.
    • It will take approximately 6-8 hours to complete re-certification.
  • If you are new to getting certified this year, please use the box on the right that says “First Time Visitor”
    • It will ask you for an access code. Please use External-SelfReg and it must be typed EXACTLY as is it appears here.
    • It will take approximately 14-16 hours to complete the entire training.

AHIP – if you go through Anthem's website, there is a discount on the standard cost of $175; it will cost the same as last year, $125.

  • AHIP requires section 4 & 5 this year to be taken and then the exam.
    • To download the slides, click into the module, then on left side click download slides. Click the save button and save to a file folder for this year’s AHIP.
  • The AHIP modules are different with many more examples and case studies.
    • There is a NEW MODULE this year under Fraud, Waste, and Abuse training – Nondiscrimination Training
    • New module has quiz questions. Quizzes are not pass/fail.
  • Final exam requires 70% to pass module
  • FWA module now has 2 quizzes, plus a final that you need to score 70% to pass.
  • General Compliance has a final that you need to score 70% to pass.
    • I highly suggest you completing over multiple days.
    • Please make sure to download the slides in each section

Anthem Modules – Please complete all until you have green checkmarks for everything listed for 2018.

  • These Modules include HMO, PPO, Part D, AND SNP plans. Please complete all Modules.
    • All modules now have downloadable slides
    • Product Basics (appeals, enrollment, etc.) 15 question exam must score 90%
    • Risk Prevention – 20 question exam must score 100%
    • Sales Event Reporting –  10 questions must score 90%
    • Tools for Compliant Selling –  15 questions must score 100%
    • HMO – 10 questions must score 90%
    • PDP – 10 questions must score 90%
    • PPO 10 questions must score 90%
    • SNP – 10 questions must score 90%
  • YOUR 2018 CERTIFICATION IS COMPLETE WHEN IT SHOWS SOLID GREEN BARS AT 100% FOR THE FOLLOWING:
    • 2018 Compliance Training
    • 2018 HMO
    • 2018 PDP – We offer stand-alone Prescription Drug Plans in all 88 OH counties. ALL agents should take this module.
    • 2018 PPO – We offer  Regional PPO plans in ALL 88 OH counties. ALL agents should take this module.
    • 2018 DSNP (I highly recommend taking this module in the event you run across an opportunity mid-year. If you do not take this training BEFORE SELLING a DSNP HMO plan, the policy is NON-Commissionable, it is a CMS violation and you are out of compliance.)

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