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. Because of the significant changes brought about by healthcare reform, we will no longer be enrolling new students in the RHU® (Registered Health Underwriter®) program. Students who are already pursuing the RHU® mark will be allowed eighteen months to complete the program (through June 30, 2015).
After June 30, 2015, the RHU® mark will no longer be conferred. Importantly, if you earn the RHU® mark by June 30, 2015, you may continue using the designation for the duration of your career as long as you remain an RHU® designee in good standing with The College.
We will continue to work with The American College to make the transition of educational programs as seamless as we can and to not penalize current students or designees when circumstances lead us to change our rules or programs.
If you have questions, please contact a Professional Education Department counselor at 888-263-7265 or ProfessionalEducation@theamericancollege.edu. We appreciate your ongoing support of The American College and our commitment to offering the most current, relevant professional education we can.
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.
Click here to view available CE credits by state for RHU/REBC.HS 325 Enrollment Form (Online Registration)—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 (Online Registration)—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.
Welcome to the REBC Reading Room The purpose of this webpage 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.
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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 email email@example.com.
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. Enroll Here.
(REBC graduates may have already acquired these requirements and should check with student services) If you are a current student and have a question related to your record, please email ProfessionalEducation@theamericancollege.edu or call 888-263-7265HS 313 – Individual Health HS 340 – Advanced Topics in Group Benefits HS 345 – Essentials of Healthcare Reform HS 346 – The Healthcare Consultant