Disability Insurance Courses And Designations

Master the Specialty Area of Disability Insurance

With AHIP’s online Disability Insurance (DI) courses and designation programs, you’ll gain a deep understanding of how DI fits into retirement, estate, and long-term care planning. Get started and sign up today!

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Disability, Part I (Primer)

This online course analyzes the financial risk of disability; it describes Social Security disability insurance, workers’ compensation, and other government programs; and shows you why they do not provide adequate benefits for most as well as explain how disability income (DI) insurance can provide sufficient benefits.

Disability, Part II (Advanced Issues)

Designed for financial services and insurance professionals looking for innovative solutions to consumer needs, this online and newly updated course offers you advanced techniques to identify needs and advanced strategies for addressing specific disability income (DI) needs. It focuses on coordinating DI planning with other aspects of an individual’s overall financial plan.

Disability, Part III (Group and Worksite Issues)

This online course focuses on group disability coverage, a popular benefit that many employers offer, along with voluntary worksite plans, a related product that shifts costs to employee-participants. You’ll also get a comparative look at other sources of disability income, such as Social Security, state temporary disability income insurance, and workers’ compensation and find out why these programs often fail to meet more than basic needs.


Disability Income Associate (DIA) Designation

Insurance and health care professionals, as well as financial planners, pursue DIA designation for increased awareness of the risks and costs associated with disability. By completing this designation, you’ll fully understand employer-sponsored disability programs ranging from sick leave benefits to long-term disability income plans, including their tax consequences and tax planning considerations.

To acquire the DIA designation, you must pass three mandatory online courses. Learn more.

Disability Healthcare Professional (DHP) Designation

The DHP designation expands on the specialized course of study offered in the DIA program. It provides you with the knowledge you need on disability income insurance and its role in protecting individuals from the financial losses that often occur from serious physical injuries and other severe health afflictions. By completing this designation, you’ll acquire a solid background in basic product concepts and terminology, contracts, underwriting, and sales and marketing.

To acquire the DHP designation, you must pass five mandatory online courses. Learn more.

Disability Income Fellow (DIF) Designation

AHIP’s Disability Income Fellow (DIF) is AHIP’s most advanced disability income (DI) designation. By earning this title, you signify a complete commitment to your career and your organization, while representing your expertise to colleagues.

To acquire the DIF designation, you must pass three mandatory online courses and two elective online courses. Learn more

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