The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services estimates that more than 77,000 brokers and agents assisted with enrollments on the federally-facilitated marketplace in year two open enrollment, up 46% from the year prior.

In year one open enrollment, CMS estimates 53,271 agents and brokers participated in FFM enrollment, rising to 77,600 for year two, which ended June 2015. CMS has previously declined to discuss specifics on the number of agents and brokers participating in the federally-facilitated marketplace, but these numbers were released in a CMS document discussing collecting agent/broker data for future years.

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