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ABTrainingCenter.com offers RHU training courses for those individuals interested in earning the prestigious Registered Health Underwriter designation.
The Registered Health Underwriter (RHU) designation is the undisputed professional credential for persons who typically advise clients on health insurance needs.
The RHU designation signifies that an individual working in this field has attained comprehensive knowledge of the following subject matter: managed care plans; individual and group medical, disability income, long term care insurance; group dental and voluntary benefit plans, COBRA, ERISA, and HIPAA; cafeteria plans; Medicare and Medicaid.
Candidates must pass an examination for three of the following courses to earn the designation - two required and one elective.
Elective Courses (choose 1)
- 325: Group Benefits
- 340: Advanced Topics in Group Benefits
As a general rule, candidates should plan to spend 50-70 hours studying for each course. The program can be completed as quickly as a candidate desires, but most students complete their designation requirements within 15-24 months.
- 313: Individual Health Insurance
- 344: Advanced Topics in Managed Care
The tuition for each course above is $599, plus $25 for shipping and handling of course materials. The exam fee is included in this tuition. For new students to The American College, there also is a one-time, non-refundable New Student Fee of $135.00.
Each exam is a two-hour, 100 question, computer-administered exam. National exams are given throughout the year at local testing centers, with your results provided immediately upon the completion of your exam. Contact PearsonVue Education at 866-392-6822 for more information or to schedule your exam.
Candidates must meet experience requirements and ethical standards, including three years of business experience immediately preceding the date of use of the designation are required; an undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited educational institution qualifies as one year of business experience and, when using formal education as qualifying experience, the remaining two years must immediately precede the date of the award.
Continuing Education Requirements
Each designee who falls in one of the following categories must complete 30 hours of continuing education every two years. If you do not fall into one of these categories, you are exempt from CE requirements.:
- Licensed insurance agent/broker/consultant
- Licensed security representative/registered investment advisor
- Financial consultant, attorney, accountant, employee benefits specialist, and any other individual who provides insurance, employee benefits, financial planning, or estate planning advice and counsel to the public
Recommended Courses & Available Training Options
While students must register directly with the American College for this course, ABTrainingCenter.com offers multiple courses and study guides for help with earning the RHU designation.
Simply select any of the recommended courses below, or search under "Licensing/Designations" in the search box thereafter for "RHU - Registered Health Underwriter".