“Being in the industry for over 25 years has allowed me to witness change first hand. I am very excited about what our future holds..."
Tampa, FL (PRWEB) November 18, 2013
Sondra Bradley with IPA Family, LLC became certified through The National Association of Health Underwriters’ (NAHU) new professional development course on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). This continuing education course for agents has been approved in all 50 states, and Bradley will receive 11 education credits from the Florida Department of Insurance.
Bradley completed this 10-hour course to receive the most up-to-date information on the key technical components of PPACA and is prepared to counsel his/her clients on upcoming required healthcare changes and new options for health plans.
“By taking this course, Bradley has joined an elite group who is uniquely qualified to assist clients in complying with the new law,” said NAHU CEO Janet Trautwein. “She understands how the market is likely to change over the next few years, and is in the perfect position to advise families and businesses in planning for the future.”
Topics of study include:
- Implementing healthcare reform—overview and politics
- Grandfathered plans and the small-business tax credit
- Medicare Part D and non-discrimination rules
- Patient protection and changes to consumer-directed health plans
- Medical loss ratio requirements and tax implications
- W-2 reporting, summary of benefits, waiting periods, essential benefits and community rating
- Individual mandate, pre-existing conditions and rating reform
- Health insurance exchanges for individuals and small employers
- Employer pay or play
- Self-insured plans
“Being in the industry for over 25 years has allowed me to witness change first hand. I am very excited about what our future holds and know that the organization I represent will ensure that advisors are trained, and equipped to Advise American entrepreneurs, individuals, small business owners and their families with proper information to help them make the right decision for them!” comments Bradley.
The course is delivered through NAHU's Online Learning Institute. More information is available at http://www.nahu.org/education/certifications/ppaca.cfm.
The National Association of Health Underwriters represents 100,000 professional health insurance agents and brokers who provide insurance for millions of Americans. For more information, please call Sondra Bradley direct at 678-982-1800 or via email through this press release or social media websites.