People in Texas who have received federal grants to help consumers sign up for health plans as part of the Affordable Care Act now must complete 20 extra hours of training, the state insurance commissioner said Tuesday.
The Texas Department of Insurance issued final rules to bolster the training of so-called navigators who help people buy coverage on the federally run health insurance marketplace. The rules don’t apply to insurance agents or certified application counselors who didn’t get a federal grant.
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