About the Course

This five-hour course will begin with paying distinct attention to regulatory concerns, service-model options, cost-containment strategies and underwriting. Class participants will walk through unique issues that self-funded plans must face due to mergers and acquisitions followed by a concentration of study covering the integration of next-generation elements in plan design, transparency tools, quality-based models, cost-sharing and control, tool integration and incentives, and payment controls.


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Course Highlights

  • Best Practices
  • Importance of High-Quality Consulting
  • Regulatory Oversight
  • Next Generation in Self-Funding

Continuing Education Credits

The Advanced Self-Funded Certification course has been filed for continuing education credits in all 50 states. Please check your state’s CE approval status and rules prior to purchasing the course.

Online Cost

The cost of the Advanced Self-Funded Certification course is $277 for NAHU members and $362 for non-members (refund policy and privacy policy). Certification in advanced self-funding expertise and continuing education credits will be provided following completion of the course and an online examination with a passing grade.

Discounts are offered to NAHU Corporate Partners and company groups over 25. Please contact professionaldevelopment@nahu.org for a quote. 

Classroom Cost

Online Format

Course instruction will be delivered through NAHU's Online Learning Institute. For everything you need to know from creating an account to purchasing and accessing your course to taking the final exam, click here to access the user guide.


REBC® Designation Elective

The NAHU Advanced Self-Funded Certification is an elective of the Registered Employee Benefits Consultant® designation. Earning the REBC designation elevates your credibility as a professional and prepares you to best serve your clients. By completing the NAHU Advanced Self-Funded Certification you will be one step closer to obtaining the designation. Click here to access more information about the REBC designation, including the learning objectives and curriculum.

Classroom Format

Have Questions?

Contact Student Services with questions or comments at 844-257-0990 or professionaldevelopment@nahu.org.