Good news from The Energy & Commerce Committee: HR2564, “Medicare Enrollment Protection Act”, passes. This creates a special Medicare enrollment period while in COBRA. And exempts individuals from certain monthly increases associated with delaying Medicare coverage.

About 2 weeks ago from ISAHU's Twitter via CoSchedule

Designations in Healthcare

If you’re a member of NAHU, you have an opportunity gain various designations that will set you apart from other industry professionals.

To learn more about these opportunities, visit NAHU.

Chartered Healthcare Consultant (ChHC) Program

The Chartered Healthcare Consultant® (ChHC®) designation starts with two key courses: Essentials of Healthcare Reform and The Healthcare Consultant. Both are offered in a 10-week live class format for full College credit.

Whether you are calling on individuals or businesses, you need to equip yourself with industry trends to be the most effective advisor in today’s healthcare environment. Even advisors who aren’t involved with healthcare benefits should know the basic terminology and parameters of the new laws, because ancillary benefit programs will also be affected. Healthcare is what employers and individuals are thinking about and these courses offer in-depth, comprehensive approach to education on the issue. To learn more about this opportunity log on to the NAHU website and click on the Professional Development Opportunities section and select designations.

Disability Income Associate (DIA)

A DIA designation means that participants have acquired knowledge of the health care industry and the role of disability income insurance in protecting individuals from the financial losses that often attend serious physical injuries and other severe health afflictions. Upon completion of this course of study, students will understand the fundamentals of the health insurance industry, the role of disability insurance within the health care continuum, and recent disability trends.

Students will also gain knowledge of both federal and state government disability programs, including Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and state temporary disability income programs. Those achieving the designation will understand employer-sponsored disability programs ranging from sick leave benefits to long-term disability income plans, including their tax consequences and tax planning considerations. Students will also become aware of ways individuals can supplement government- and employer-sponsored programs through private disability income insurance. In addition, those completing the designation will gain insight into the role of disability income insurance in retirement, estate, and long-term care planning

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