The Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange is putting together a list of health insurance agents who want to sell exchange plans.

Kentucky agents can go here to tell the exchange that they want access to the Kentucky exchange kynect enrollment system.

The exchange later will send the agent an invitation to participate in an online, self-study training program, officials said.

Except for agents employed directly by a participating issuer, agents who participate must have appointments with at least two exchange plan issuers.

In other exchange news:

  • The DC Health Benefit Exchange Authority Executive Board has approved grants for 35 organizations that will provide in-person help for individuals, families and small groups using the District of Columbia’s exchange program. The organizers will use $6.4 in funding to support about 150 outreach workers this year and in 2014, officials said.
  • The Washington Healthplanfinder is advertising an opening for a reconciliation specialist who could earn $55,000 to $65,000 per year. The reconciliation specialist is supposed to understand how reconciliation processing works in government health program eligibility determination programs. The ideal candidate will have a broad knowledge and understanding of the health care industry.

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