Here is a link to the CMS Press Release. cms_agent_testing
In 2009 for the 2010 selling season, the CMS training/testing portal will be available on a limited basis (about 8,000 – 10,000 agents). Beginning in 2010 for the 2011 selling season, the portal will be open to all brokers.
CMS will require all MAO’s and PDP Sponsors to accept the training and testing for purposes of compliance certification.