For both the individual exchange and the Small Business Health Options (SHOP) exchange, agents and brokers can help consumers enroll in new insurance options. At the launch of open enrollment on October 1, the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange will consist of two principal components: an individual exchange operated by the federal government, and a separate SHOP exchange operated within New Mexico.

Because the systems are separate, agents and brokers must register with both the federal exchange and the state-based SHOP exchange. To access training and registration for agents and brokers go to:

Information for agents and brokers on the federal exchange is available here:

NMHIX Training Module: 201 Create & Manage Your Agent Account
This training is for Health Insurance Agents who are familiar with the Affordable Care Act and the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange and are ready to begin doing business through the Exchange. This training covers navigating the NMHIX Portal, determining authentication and setting security, and registering as an agent.

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Before creating your account:

  • Please review NMHIX Training Module 201.
  • Please have available your New Mexico License number (do not use your NPN number).
  • Make sure you answer all the security questions; do not skip any questions.

Create Your Agent Profile

NMHIX Agent How-To Guide
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NMHIX Training Module: 202 Create & Manage a SHOP Account
This training is recommended for Health Insurance Agents assisting employers with setup and plans in NMHIX. This training covers creating an employer account, completing an employer application, setting up an employee list, and setting up coverage.

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Agents & Brokers Listening Session
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
7:00 am – 9:00 am

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Agents & Brokers Listening Session
Friday, August 30, 2013
8:00 am – 11:00 am

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Resources for Agents and Brokers in the Health Insurance Marketplace