Nationwide 9.5 Million Consumers Are Signed Up For Health Insurance Marketplace Coverage

Nationwide, 9.5 million consumers selected or were automatically reenrolled in quality, affordable health insurance coverage from the Health Insurance Marketplace through the second month of 2015 Open Enrollment, according to a report released today by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Of those, more than 7.1 million were in states using the platform and 2.4 million were in the 14 states (including Washington, D.C.) using their own Marketplace platforms. As the Feb. 15 deadline approaches, HHS encourages all eligible consumers to sign up for Marketplace coverage. Most will be eligible for financial assistance to lower the cost of monthly premiums. This HubPage only covers insurance agencies that want to operate and get licensed in the State of California. This is where I got my license, and worked as an insurance broker. Each state has its own rules, so if you are in a State other then California, you might want to use this manual only as a guide to understand how the industry works in California , and how it may work in your state as well. For you people in California, I tried to go through each and every step to start out your own agency. On the contrary, it was much easier to obtain an E& Insurance on the Health & Life side of the business. Generally an E& insurance in this side of the industry will cost you approximately $500 a year, and Blue Shield had a great program that I was able to use right away. It is recommended that you start off right away selling health and life insurance to your clients, and with that experience move to the P&C side of business. E& companies in the P&C side will like the fact that you've been selling insurance in the past, and they will be more willing to give you a quote for insurance. Customer Relationship Management software or CRM may do similar things. Personally, I use a CRM software over an Agency Management software because of the type of business we are in. The solution we
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