3905.473 Exchange listings.

(A) An exchange operating in this state shall maintain a current list of both of the following:

(1) Licensed insurance agents that have met all of the requirements necessary to offer or sell insurance through an exchange;

(2) Individuals and business entities that have been certified by the superintendent as an insurance navigator.

(B) An exchange shall make available a list of insurance agents operating near the individual's residence address that are certified to sell a health benefit plan through an exchange and insurance navigators that are certified under section 3905.471 of the Revised Code. An exchange operating in this state shall maintain a means of communication by which an individual may make such a request.

(C) Any web site, software application, or other electronic medium, or an exchange-sanctioned outreach event that enables a consumer to determine eligibility for and to purchase a qualified health plan through an exchange shall include information on how an individual can obtain from an exchange the contact information of insurance agents operating near the individual's residence address that are certified to sell health benefit plans through an exchange and insurance navigators that are certified under section 3905.471 of the Revised Code.

Added by 130th General Assembly File No. 9, HB 3, §1, eff. 7/30/2013.