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CERTIFICATION CLINIC

 

For anyone that has considered becoming certified through ECFC’s certification programs, is new to the industry, wants to expand their knowledge or needs additional CE units to re-certify in one of ECFC’s designations, the Certification Clinic will meet all of those needs. Join us before the symposium starts, for a morning of certification courses, presented in a “teach-to-the-test” format by members of the ECFC Education Committee and some of the nation’s leading benefits attorneys.  You will have the opportunity to learn all you need to know to take the next step in your career with these in person seminars!  The question and answer sessions are a plus! Don’t miss out on this great opportunity!

These workshops start on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. – make sure you arrive early to the conference.

 *More information on ECFC Certifications can be found under the Education Tab of the ECFC website

 Flexible Compensation Specialist (FCS)

Become a certified professional on FSAs, HRAs, and HSAs.  Designed for benefit professionals just beginning their careers in the flexible compensation field, the Flexible Compensation Specialist designation requires an understanding of the following core competencies in flexible compensation:  

1)    Flexible spending arrangements (FSA)

2)    Claims management and payment cards

3)    Consumer-directed healthcare: health reimbursement arrangements (HRA);

4)    Consumer-directed healthcare: health savings accounts (HSA)

 

The FCS designation serves as a stepping stone for new professionals. As one becomes more experienced in the flexible compensation, the next designation level is to become a CFC. These courses are part of the CFC Certification.

This Pre-conference Course includes: All four courses led by an instructor, time for Q&A, the downloadable FCS Study Program and the 6 CE Units in order to take the exam.  Time: Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Member Price: $295 | Early Bird Pricing till June 21, 2019 only $99
Non-member Price: $395 | Early Bird Pricing till June 21, 2019 only $199

Certified in Flexible Compensation (CFC)

Designed for benefit professionals involved in all aspects of the flexible compensation field, the Certified in Flexible Compensation designation requires an understanding of the following core competencies within flexible compensation:

 

1)    Flexible spending arrangements (FSA)

2)    Claims management and payment cards

3)    Consumer-directed healthcare: health reimbursement arrangements (HRA);

4)    Consumer-directed healthcare: health savings accounts (HSAs)

5)    Legal requirements

6)    Nondiscrimination Testing

7)    Documentation and filing requirements

8)    Transit, commuter, and parking plans

As this certification includes the courses that are in the FCS, you will be attending the instructor-led portion in the FCS workshop.  You will receive the remainder of the course for self-paced study.


This Pre-conference Course includes:
 Four of the courses led by an instructor, time for Q&A, the downloadable CFC Study Program and the 12 CE Units in order to take the exam.  Time: Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Member Price: $495 | Early Bird Pricing till June 21, 2019 only $299
Non-member Price: $595 | Early Bird Pricing till June 21, 2019 only $399


 

COBRA Administration Specialist (CAS)

The COBRA Administration Specialist designation provides education related to the specialized rules and regulations that govern the administration of COBRA. This designation is designed for professionals who frequently engage in COBRA administration and seek to expand their core competencies in this area: 

 

1)  COBRA Basics:  Who Must Comply, Who is Exempt and Who is Eligible

2)  COBRA Basics: Offering COBRA Coverage

3)  COBRA Basics: Calculating COBRA Premiums and Paying for COBRA Coverage

4)  COBRA and Consumer Driven Health Care (CDHC)

5)  COBRA and Mergers and Acquisitions

6)  COBRA and Alternative Coverage and Retiree Issues

7)  COBRA and Other Laws

8)  COBRA Case Studies

This pre-conference workshop will consist of three of the courses led by an instructor.  You will receive the remainder of the course for self-paced study. 

 

This Pre-conference Course includes: Three of the courses led by an instructor, time for Q&A, the downloadable CAS Study Program and the 12 CCE Units in order to take the exam.  Time: Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Member Price: $495 | Early Bird Pricing till June 21, 2019 only $299
Non-member Price: $595 | Early Bird Pricing till June 21, 2019 only $399


 Certified HIPAA Administrator™ (CHA™) Program

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is about insurance portability, fraud, and administrative simplification. With this course, we examine the impact of the legislation from the perspective of end users, such as nurses and administrators, responsible for delivering and supporting healthcare related services.  ECFC is partnering with the HIPAA ACADEMY to bring you this certification.

HIPAA Training: CHA™ Learning Objectives 

From this Certified HIPAA Administrator™ Training you will learn the following about HIPAA:

  • Overview of the HIPAA legislation and its impact on patients, providers and payment services.
  • Understand changes that impact patient and medical records.
  • Examine requirements for privacy of patient and payment information.
  • Analyze templates to get started with privacy compliance requirements.
  • Examine key steps such as Gap Analysis and Remediation to initiate Privacy Rule-related projects and activities.

This pre-conference workshop will consist of the two hour instructor led course and the exam.  Please note that you should bring your laptop or tablet with you in order to take the online exam.

Time: Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:30 a.m. -  10:30 a.m.  Online Exam: 10:30 -11:00 a.m.

Member Price: $495 | Early Bird Pricing till June 21, 2019 only $395
Non-member Price: $745 | Early Bird Pricing till June 21, 2019 only $645


To Register for CERTIFICATION CLINIC - During your registration you will be able to pick your pre-conference workshops and add it to your invoice.

Exams will be on sale (8/6-8/31/19) for Symposium Attendees at 20% off!!  

If you have any questions or need any assistance, please contact Karen Raudabaugh at kraudabaugh@ecfc.org or 202.930.4732