Advanced Self-Funded Certification
CE Requested in all 50 states: up to 5 hours
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This certification course has been designed to provide the next level of self-funding training and education for NAHU members, to best prepare them to meet the challenges and needs of their clients and prospects.
Self-funding of group health insurance has increasingly become a very attractive option for many employers, but the very complex nature of these plans can lead to many serious mistakes for agents, brokers and consultants. While the NAHU Self-Funding Certification Course provides a basic level of knowledge about self-funding, this class is specifically directed at the next level – a 200-level course on this very important topic to growing agencies and firms.
This course is broken into four components:
- Regulatory Issues that impact group health plans, including ERISA, fiduciary duty, preemption and state stop-loss laws, and Taft-Hartley.
- Best Practices for Plan Administration, with an in-depth discussion about issues related to setting up group health plans, finding administrators, plan design, stop-loss and risk financing, dependent eligibility audits and monitoring claims administration.
- Importance of High-Quality Consulting: reviewing the kinds of work that specialists would want to provide to their clients and to be prepared for as potential professional liability claims. Topics include preparing your client, mergers & acquisitions, protecting from abuse by vendors performing certain responsibilities for self-funded health plans, claims monitoring and reporting.
- Next Generation in Self-Funding: a discussion of new ideas in terms of plan design, operation and risk transfer that are becoming available in the market.
Please check your state’s CE approval status and rules prior to purchasing the course.
If a printed textbook is included in the course purchase and has been mailed to the student, the cost of the textbook is non-refundable. The cost of the textbook will be deducted from the course refund.