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2021 MEDICARE
PRODUCER CERTIFICATION

Resource Page

This webpage is your source for certification training information. Bookmark it and check back frequently for updates and useful links.

Certification Training Notice

Launch Dates:

  1. June 22, 2021 AHIP Training Begins
    The AHIP training will be available on June 22, 2020. Once again the Blue Cross Medicare Options team has negotiated a lower rate for our contracted producers. The AHIP discounted rate for our producers is $125 instead of $175. In order to receive the discounted rate, you must use the partner link that will be provided at a later date.
  2. July 8, 2021 Blue Cross Medicare Options Plan/Product Training Begins
    The second section of the training includes the MAPD/PDP Plan/Product training and other required forms, which will launch on July 8. All producers must complete the training prior to marketing/selling 2021 MAPD/PDP plans.

Certification FAQs Ready for Review

Please review this year’s certification FAQs.

Your Medicare Renewal Compensation

All producers must certify by December 31, 2020 to retain all prior year renewals (exemptions apply for PDP plans sold between 2006 and 2008).

2020 Medicare Curriculum Announcement

As of Monday July 8, producers seeking to complete the 2020 training will be assigned a dual plan year curriculum for both 2020 and 2021. The combined curriculum will satisfy the certification requirement for both 2020 and 2021.

THINGS YOU NEED

Your National Producer Number (NPN)

Your National Producer Number (NPN) is the key to your personal login for AHIP and Plan/Product training this year. You can look up your NPN through:

  • Your local Department of Insurance (DOI)
  • Producer Service Center (PSC)
  • National Insurance Producer Registry (NIPR) or your local Department of Insurance (see Helpful Links)

Your Producer Information

Stay current with Producer Administration. If you’ve had changes to your phone numbers, addresses, emails or sub-agent assignments, call your respective Producer Service Center to make sure your basic producer information is up to date.

Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas: 1-855-782-4272

Questions about certification training? Email your inquiries to bcmrxcertification@bcbsil.com.

Need more information on the certification process?

Learn more about this year's certification training by attending an upcoming webinar.