NAHU Certification Courses

Benefits Account Manager (BAM) Certification Course This nine-hour course provides account manager professionals with an understanding of the complex and critical role an account manager plays in the health and benefits arena. The BAM Certification Course will be available online. Instruction will be delivered through NAHU’s Online Learning Institute (OLI). NAHU provides top-notch instructors who […]

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Operation Shout – Did you miss it?

Yesterday, Senators Dean Heller (R-NV) and Martin Heinrich (D-NM) introduced S. 58, and last week Representatives Mike Kelly (R-PA) and Joe Courtney (D-CT) introduced H.R. 173, legislation to repeal the ACA’s Cadillac/excise Tax, which will impose a 40% excise tax on health plans that exceed certain cost thresholds beginning in 2020. The Cadillac Tax calls […]

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Statistics Help!

Why Statistics Enhance the Role of the Broker Message As health insurance brokers in the industry, you know firsthand how important your role is in assisting your clients through the complexities of understanding and purchasing the right plan to best suit their needs. When conveying the value of the broker message to the media, it’s […]

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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released FAQ on Agent/Broker compensation

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released resources regarding the differing of compensation based on the metal level plan sold. Below are FAQs on agent/broker compensation and discriminatory marketing practices from CMS. NAHU will continue to work with CMS on this and other issues related to discriminatory market practices effecting agent and broker compensation.

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The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the start of “window shopping” for this open enrollment period. The window shopping period allows consumers to shop for plans without enrolling in advance of the exchanges formally opening next Tuesday. It also allows for agents, brokers, and other marketplace assistors to evaluate plans and pricing before […]

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NAHU President cited by NY Times and Fox News

The old saying that “press begets press” rings true again. Janet’s coverage in the New York Times earlier this week has created multiple top-tier media opportunities for NAHU. On last night’s segment of The Kelly File, Fox News Anchor Megyn Kelly interviewed Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel (who played a major role in the creation of the […]

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Commission vs Consulting Fees

IDOI Bulletin #229 – COMMISSIONS vs CONSULTING FEES. Basically what this says if I can’t earn a COMMISSION because the INSURANCE COMPANY has stopped paying COMMISSIONS (UNITED HEALTHCARE) or has decided to stop paying COMMISIONS during the SPECIAL ENROLLMENT PERIOD (SEP), I can negotiate with my PROSPECT or CLIENT to be paid a CONSULTING FEE. I […]

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NEIAHU Wins National Champion Overall for Small Chapter

Northeast Indiana Association of Health Underwriters Receives Pacesetter Award & Recognized for Overall Achievement in Membership Fort Wayne, IN (July 5, 2016) — Northeast Indiana Association of Health Underwriters recently received the Pacesetter Award and recognized with the Overall Achievement in Membership Award at the National Association of Health Underwriters’ (NAHU) 86th Annual Convention and Exhibition in Albuquerque, […]

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