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All ECFC Study Programs are on Sale until Dec 31st!

Are You an Industry Leader?

Our industry is constantly growing and evolving, and ongoing professional education is key to staying at the forefront of the industry. Get a JUMP START to begin a certification program through the Flexible Compensation Institute, LLC.

Designations from the Flexible Compensation Institute, LLC represent expertise and a dedication to superior ethical and fiduciary standards and are widely utilized to help employers, brokers, and other consumers identify the leaders in the industry.

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All certification study programs will be on sale until Dec 31, 2017.  Take advantage now to get a JUMP START on earning your DESIGNATION!

WHICH DESIGNATION IS RIGHT FOR YOU?


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FCS – Flexible Compensation Specialist   Sale Price $195 Reg. $295
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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:  earn 6 CE Units
• Flexible spending arrangements (FSA)
• Claims management and payment cards
• Consumer-directed healthcare: health reimbursement arrangements (HRA);
• Consumer-directed healthcare: health savings accounts (HSA)

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CFC – Certified Flexible Compensation Sale Price $499 Reg. $699
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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: earn 12 CE Units
• Flexible spending arrangements (FSA)
• Claims management and payment cards
• Consumer-directed healthcare: health reimbursement arrangements (HRA);
• Consumer-directed healthcare: health savings accounts (HSAs)
• Legal requirements
• Nondiscrimination Testing
• Documentation and filing requirements
• Transportation Plan

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ACFC – Advanced Certified Flexible Compensation Sale Price $499 Reg. $699
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Designed for professionals involved in all aspects of the flexible compensation field who have mastered the advanced technical areas of the industry, the Advanced Certified in Flexible Compensation designation requires a mastery of these additional core competencies: earn 12 CE Units
• Best Practice Case Studies
• TPA Liability
• Cyber Liability
• Employee Benefit Plan Department of Labor (DOL) Audits
• HIPAA/HITECH
• ACA Compliant Advanced Planning Techniques Part 1
• ACA Compliant Advanced Planning Techniques Part 2
• Employer Reporting and Compliance Calendar


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CAS – COBRA Administration Specialist Sale Price $499 Reg. $699
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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: earn 12 CE units
• COBRA Basics:  Who Must Comply, Who is Exempt and Who is Eligible
• COBRA Basics: Offering COBRA Coverage
• COBRA Basics: Calculating COBRA Premiums and Paying for COBRA Coverage
• COBRA and Consumer Driven Health Care (CDHC)
• COBRA and Mergers and Acquisitions
• COBRA and Alternative Coverage and Retiree Issues
• COBRA and Other Laws
• COBRA Case Studies

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CREDENTIAL PROGRAMS PROVIDED BY THE FLEXIBLE COMPENSATION INSTITUTE, LLC, A WHOLLY OWNED SUBSIDIARY OF ECFC.

 


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Flexible Compensation Specialist (FCS) Online Study Course

The three part FCS program consists of three downloadable, prerecorded conference sessions, each about 60 minutes in length.  The course is designed to help participants prepare for the FCS certification exam, which can be taken at any time online (after registration, exam fee and qualifications are confirmed). The FCS examination consists of 75 multiple-choice questions, is a 3-hour exam and is graded instantly! The cost of the FCS online course is $295 for members ($590 for non-members).  The price of the course includes 6 ECFC CE units.

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Certified in Flexible Compensation (CFC) Online Study Course

The eight part CFC program consists of eight downloadable, prerecorded conference sessions, each about 60 minutes in length.  The course is designed to help participants prepare for the CFC certification exam, which can be taken at any time online (after registration, exam fee and qualifications are confirmed). The CFC examination consists of 100 multiple-choice questions, is a 3-hour exam and is graded instantly!  The cost of the CFC online course is $699 for members ($1398 for non-members).  The price of the course includes 12 ECFC CE units.

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The Study Courses are designed specifically for each of the exams.  If you are pursuing either the FCS or CFC designation, but have limited time to prepare for the new online exam, this intensive study program is for you! This program is designed to reinforce and enhance your knowledge in the major domains of flexible compensation, while making the most of your time.  There are eight domains, the first four are applicable to both the FCS and CFC certification exams.  The remaining four domains are specific only to the CFC exam:

    Domains 1-4: Applicable to both FCS & CFC exams
  • Domain 1: Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Domain 2: Claims Management & Payment Cards
  • Domain 3: Health Reimbursement Arrangements(HRAs)
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  • Domain 4: Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)
    Domains 5-8: Applicable to the CFC exam only
  • Domain 5: Legal Requirements
  • Domain 6: Nondiscrimination Testing
  • Domain 7: Documentation and Filing Requirements
  • Domain 8: Transit & Parking Plans

COBRA Administration Specialist (CAS) Online Study Course

Our newest study course is designed to help prepare you for the CAS Exam. The CAS is designed for professionals who frequently engage in COBRA administration. The CAS designation is the first specialty designation offered by the FCI, LLC, and demonstrates the expertise of the designation holder in handling the challenges of administering COBRA and its myriad rules and regulations. The cost of the CAS online course is $699 for members ($1398 for non-members). The price of the course includes 12 ECFC COBRA CE units.

    The CAS Study Course and Exam cover the following COBRA domains:
  • 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

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Additional employees of ECFC Member Companies may purchase CE units or CCE units at $20 per CE unit ($40 per CE unit or CCE unit for non ECFC members)

To receive more information, contact ECFC Karen Raudabaugh at kraudabaugh@ecfc.org or 202.930.4732.

The FCS, CFC, ACFC and CAS are administered by the Flexible Compensation Institute, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of ECFC.