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Learning Objectives



Upon completion of this program, the student should be able to:

  • Describe the legal regulations and methodologies involved in benefits management
  • Describe the main features of commonly provided group insurance benefit plans, including applicable regulations, contract provisions, marketing, underwriting, rate making, plan design and cost containment
  • Describe the main components of the Affordable Care Act as they relate to group health benefits and ethically guide clients toward compliance with the legal regulations while minimizing tax penalties and related employment costs
  • Identify the main features of employer-provided benefits
  • Describe the COBRA election process, and explain the rules that apply to the determination and payment of the COBRA election process, and explain the rules that apply
  • Understand core ethical business practices
  • HIPAA Privacy and Security and ERISA regulations and requirements