Interview with Mel Schlesinger! Mel Schlesinger, RHU, REBC, Vice President, National Association of Health Underwriters, (NAHU) shares his thoughts on the impact healthcare reform could have on agents with Wealth Channel Correspondent Adam Batchelor.
Interview with Alan Press. Alan Press, a senior vice president with the Wealth Advisory Group, LLC, and general agent emeritus with the Guardian Life Insurance Company of America speaks with Wealth Channel Correspondent Adam Batchelor about rationing and why health care reform was important and necessary.
Interview with M. Hughes Warren, Jr. Wealth Channel Correspondent Adam Batchelor speaks with M. Hughes Waren, Jr., RHU, president of the North Carolina Association of Health Underwriters, about the potential impact of health care reform including small business tax credits and increased employee cost sharing.
The Registered Health Underwriter (RHU) designation is the undisputed professional credential for persons involved in the sale and service of disability income and health insurance. Individuals earning the RHU designation demonstrate a high level of knowledge about the principles and practices governing the disability income and health insurance business.NAHU is passionate about helping its members expand their knowledge and opportunities. We can help you reach new levels of success with our online Registered Health Underwriter (RHU) classes. The first RHU HS 325 Group Benefits course was a huge success. NAHU’s exclusive online courses have been a huge success. NAHU and The American College are now enrolling students for the upcoming semester. The course will again be taught by Julie King, CLU, ChFC, CEBS, RHU, REBC, one of NAHU's leading experts. HS 313 Enrollment Form—HS 313 provides an overview of individual health insurance that is designed to meet the needs of individuals, families and certain business situations. This course covers medical expense insurance, disability income insurance and long-term care insurance. It discusses types of policies, contractual provisions, regulation and underwriting. Consumer-directed health plans are also covered. HS 325 Enrollment Form—HS 325 analyzes group insurance benefits including the governmental environment, contract provisions, marketing, underwriting, rating, plan design, cost containment and alternative funding methods. It covers the various private programs related to the economic problems of death, old age and disability. The course also discusses cafeteria plans and consumer-directed health plans such as HSAs and HRAs. HS 340 Enrollment Form—HS 340 covers advanced topics in group benefits. It addresses COBRA, ERISA, HIPAA privacy rules, Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, health plans for federal workers, voluntary benefits, dental benefits, self-funding, international benefits and ethics. Once you have enrolled, your instructor will contact you via e-mail with further class information. The American College has developed several brochures that provide additional information about our programs and explain the value of earning a designation. These brochures assist our students and graduates with promoting their credentials to their clients and peers. To view an online version of these brochures, click here.
The Registered Employee Benefits Consultant (REBC) program focuses on providing the student with the knowledge necessary to become a professional in the sale and service of employee benefits plans. Individuals earning the REBC designation develop an understanding of the various types of group benefits and retirement plans, and the practical knowledge needed for choosing and/or designing the best benefits package that will meet the client's needs.
HS 345 Enrollment Form—Essentials of Healthcare Reform covers all of the mandated changes and timelines, how state exchanges and the "navigator" roles will work, grandfathered plans, compliance and review procedures, the impact of healthcare reform on other laws, and more.
HS 346 Enrollment Form—The Healthcare Consultant gives you the tools you need to move your practice to a consulting-based model, covering federal and state regulations, the new role of advisors and consultants in healthcare, and the healthcare planning process.
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RHU/REBC Reading Room The purpose of this Web page is to provide selected up-to-date readings
from the courses in the Registered Health Underwriter (RHU) and Registered Employee Benefits
Consultant (REBC) designation programs. If you are already an RHU or REBC, these readings can be
used to update your knowledge. If you have not yet received either of these designations, the
readings will give you a taste of the type of educational information contained in the programs.
To learn more about RHU, REBC or The American College's other offerings, visit the American College website.
For questions or more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (202) 595-0796.
You can now receive a personalized NAHU press release congratulating you for achieving this designation. The press release includes your name and company and describes the value of these designations. This press release is designed to be sent to your local media. If you have earned this designation and would like a NAHU release with your name on it, call the education department at (202) 595-0796 or e-mail email@example.com.