America's Health Insurance Plans

AHIP’s Learning Paths

Continuing your health insurance education is important, particularly in today’s environment. It’s a way to keep abreast of changes in the industry. Taking online courses and earning professional designations are two popular ways to keep up-to-date with health care knowledge and gain a competitive edge.

If you aren’t sure where to begin, we offer a tailored approach through specific learning paths – training in a sequence that will help you reach a higher level of expertise. Choose the path that best fits your career goals:

Executive Learning Path
If you are in pursuit of advanced education and insight into the complexities of health care, this path is for you. The leading authorities who developed these courses have created comprehensive curricula that are ideal for someone seeking a management level or higher career in health care. Courses include:

Advanced Learning Path
Follow this path if your job is directly impacted by health care reform implementation. The path covers a complete range of health insurance topics, such as plan structures and alternatives, prescription drugs and pharmacy benefits, Medicare and Part D, Medicaid, and tax treatment of medical expenses. You will further advance your knowledge and expertise in products like disability, long-term care, supplemental, and dental insurance. Courses include:

General Learning Path
If you want a solid, in-depth understanding of the health insurance industry, this path is for you. You will learn the basic concepts of health insurance, the industry’s terminology, types of insurance, and more. Courses include:

Wellness Learning Path
If your career involves the development and administration of wellness programs, or you are interested in wellness, you should follow this learning path. It takes a practical approach to corporate wellness programs, guiding you through the stages of development, and analyzing their value. You’ll examine health threats confronting workers and discover ways wellness approaches can prevent or slow the progression of these serious health concerns. Courses include:

Disability Learning Path
If your career involves group and individual disability income insurance, this is your path. You will analyze the financial risk of disability; you’ll gain expertise in individual and group DI coverage; and you’ll find out how it fits into overall financial plans, including tax implications. Courses include:

Anti-Fraud Learning Path
By taking this path, you will gain insight into investigative methods for detecting fraud, including abuse by providers, consumers, agents, and others. You will discover how fraud affects a range of insurance products. And then you will sharpen your skills at combating fraud by exploring public and private enforcement activities. Courses include: