America's Health Insurance Plans

Health Care Reform Implementation Courses and Designations

AHIP's health care reform implementation online courses and designations focus on the evolving health care system and the impact of reform initiatives.

Health Insurance Advanced Studies, Part A
Start with the Health Insurance Advanced Studies, Part A, the first course in the series that provides an ideal introduction to health care reform. After you successfully complete the course, you'll receive the Professional, Health Insurance Advanced Studies designation and quarterly e-newsletter updates for 18 months.

In Health Insurance Advanced Studies, Part A you'll learn about:

  • Health Insurance Plan Structures and Alternatives
  • Medicare
  • Prescription Drug Coverage and Part D Taxation
  • New Tax Rules in a Post-Reform Tax Environment
  • Medicaid
  • Consumer Driven Plans, HSAs, HRAs, and FSAs

Enrollment
$195 AHIP Members; $255 Non-members



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Publications
Health Insurance Advanced Studies, Part A
Available in electronic format only. Supplied free of charge to students enrolling in the Health Insurance Advanced Studies, Part A course.

Health Insurance Advanced Studies, Part B
Health Insurance Advanced Studies, Part B expands on what you’ll learn in Part A and focuses on specific health insurance products and policy options.

In Health Insurance Advanced Studies, Part B, you'll learn about:

  • Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Care
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Information on Policy Structuring, Options, and Placement

Enrollment
$195 AHIP Members; $255 Non-members



To enroll in a course, or purchase a text book, please log in, and browse our online catalog. If you are a new user, please register for an account to get started.

Publications
Health Insurance Advanced Studies, Part B
Available in electronic format only. Supplied free of charge to students enrolling in the Health Insurance Advanced Studies, Part B course.

Earn a Second Designation With Just One More Course
Once you complete Health Insurance Advanced Studies, Parts A and B, you'll be one course away from earning the designation, Fellow, Health Insurance Advanced Studies (FHIAS). To earn the FHIAS designation, simply complete one of the following courses:

In addition to these courses and designations, AHIP offers a full range of reform implementation educational programs. Visit www.ahip.org/ProfessionalDevelopment for more information.

Continuing Education (CE) Credits
Most state insurance departments require you to take continuing education courses to maintain your licenses. Health Insurance Advanced Studies, Part A qualifies for up to 14 CE credits. Click here for a chart by state. You'll receive up to 7 CE credits for the Health Insurance Advanced Studies, Part B course.