The National Alliance Adds Employee Benefits Course

January 16, 2008

Austin, Texas-based The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research announced it has added a new course for insurance professionals: Employee Benefits – Health Insurance. The course aims to deliver specific, comprehensive information to those involved in employee benefits/health insurance sales and service.

To date, two seminars, each lasting two and one-half days, are scheduled in 2008: April 28-30 in Las Vegas, Nev.; and October 20-22 in Nashville, Tenn. These courses are open to all insurance, risk management, and employee benefits professionals.

Topics include:

–Analysis of delivery methods, including traditional and managed care models
–Health insurance contracts
–Federal regulations
–Medicare and Medicare Supplement
–Tax-advantaged financial accounts: FSA, HRA, and HSA
–Alternative health programs: pharmacy benefit management, disease management, wellness programs
–Ancillary products: group disability income, life, dental, vision
–Self-funded health plans (four hours), including stop-loss insurance, underwriting considerations, claims administration.


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