Class Room Training
All agents are welcome to attend a Spring Training session. The General Sessions are options for Retail agents and agents who were not able to attend a General Agency session.
Business casual attire is appropriate. Class begins promptly. If you have any questions regarding the training requirements, please contact your General Agency.
Dates and Registration
Available dates and locations are listed below. Dates are subject to cancellation. To register, log in to the Blue Learning Center and search by Spring Training.
All newly appointed agents are required to attend New Agent Training within 180 days of their appointment. (Note: continental breakfast and lunch provided)
Class begins promptly at 9:00.
Class: 9:00 - 12:00 p.m.
Lunch: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Class: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Business casual attire is appropriate. If you have any questions regarding the training requirements, please contact your General Agency.
Dates and Registration
Tentative available dates and locations are listed below. Dates are subject to cancellation up to two weeks prior to each event. To register, log in to the Blue Learning Center. See job aid for detailed login information.
May 21 – Des Moines
June 5 – Sioux City
July 15 – Des Moines
July 16 – Cedar Rapids
Aug. 21 – Sioux City
Oct. 6 – Des Moines
Oct. 8 – Cedar Rapids
Nov. 4 – Sioux City
Dec. 16 – Des Moines
Dec. 17 – Cedar Rapids
Wellmark is responsible for ensuring all agents selling MedicareBlueSM Rx coverage follow the Medicare Marketing Guidelines as established by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
Wellmark requires all agents to complete an annual formal training & testing prior to sales or commission eligibility for MedicareBlue Rx products. Please refer to the Training and Certification FAQ for details regarding this annual certification requirement.
MedicareBlueSM Rx (PDP) Certification
MedicareBlue Rx Online Training Course
There are two parts to the MedicareBlue Rx Certification; the AHIP Medicare training, or the Medicare Basic training and the MedicareBlue Rx product specific training. You must successfully complete both parts to be certified, and certification for the specific product year is needed prior to selling and retaining that year's MedicareBlue product.
Wellmark will pre-register each appointed agent and set-up their log in information. To take the course, complete the following steps:
Important Passing Criteria
The AHIP/Medicare Basics online course includes various lessons with a final exam of 50 questions.
The required courses for product specific training include the following lessons:
MedicareBlue Rx Enrollment and Disenrollment Course
Compliance & Fraud Waste and Abuse Course and 10 Question Exam