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Course Name
COBRA Training & Certification Program

Contact Hours: 8

Course Description
Fully Updated and Current Regulations!

Changing rules, regulations, and court cases make COBRA compliance extremely complex. And as several well-known Fortune 500 companies have learned the hard way, improper COBRA administration can have costly results. Our COBRA Training & Certification Program - a recipient of the "ASTD Excellence In Design" award - provides comprehensive information on the many and varied COBRA requirements and procedures.

Outcome
As a result of taking this course you will:


  • Proactively determine Cessation Of Dependency Status and other potential Qualifying Events before you are notified or - perhaps even worse - find out after the fact
  • Use Affirmative Rejection and Alternative Coverage design options to reduce health care and claims costs
  • Handle Medicare, FMLA, and other coordination issues
  • Know how to address the new notice requirements, region-specific HMO issues, Health Flexible Spending Accounts, and other items where new guidance was recently issued

Assessment

This course contains numerous End Of Lesson Quizzes to help you measure your progress and mastery of the materials.

You can test to earn a "Certified COBRA Administrator" designation upon successful completion of the program. This program also qualifies for eight hours of PHR and SPHR re-certification credits!

Certification tests are comprised of 50 randomly-generated questions that are mostly multiple choice, scenario-based questions that test the student`s ability to apply the learned content.

A score of 85 or higher is required to earn a Certification.




Outline
The COBRA Training & Certification Program

Fully Updated For The 2004 Regulations! Changing rules, regulations, and court cases make COBRA compliance extremely complex. And as several well-known Fortune 500 companies have learned the hard way, improper COBRA administration can have costly results.

Our COBRA Training & Certification Program - a recipient of the "ASTD Excellence In Design" award - provides comprehensive information on the many and varied COBRA requirements and procedures.

The Program's easy-to-learn design has numerous tips, examples, and procedural recommendations that are interspersed with interactive Q and A sessions so that you are confident that you are learning and in where your strengths and weaknesses lie. Its "Bookmark" feature also lets you learn at your own pace, and gives you the ability to review previously completed material.

Besides the basics and the new regulations, you will also learn advanced techniques so you can:
  • Proactively determine Cessation Of Dependency Status and other potential Qualifying Events before you are notified or - perhaps even worse - find out after the fact
  • Use Affirmative Rejection and Alternative Coverage design options to reduce health care and claims costs
  • Handle Medicare, FMLA, and other coordination issues
  • Know how to address the new notice requirements, region-specific HMO issues, Health Flexible Spending Accounts, and other items where new guidance was recently issued