The ECFC now presents three study courses to help you prepare for certification!
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 ($595 for non-members). The price of the course includes 12 ECFC CE units.
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 ($899 for non-members). The price of the course includes 20 ECFC CE units.
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 three are applicable to both the FCS and CFC certification exams. The remaining five domains are specific only to the CFC exam:
Domains 1-3: Applicable to both FCS & CFC exams
- Domain 1: Flexible Spending Accounts
- Domain 2: Claims Management & Payment Cards
- Domain 3: Consumer Driven HealthCare (HRAs and HSAs)
Domains 4-8: Applicable to the CFC exam only
- Domain 4: Legal Requirements
- Domain 5: Plan Discrimination
- Domain 6: Documentation and Filing Requirements
- Domain 7: Transit & Parking Plans
- Domain 8: HIPAA and COBRA
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 CAS Study Course and Exam cover the following COBRA domains:
- COBRA Basics
- COBRA Eligibility
- COBRA Premiums
- COBRA Application to HRA and FSA
- COBRA and Business Reorganization and Retiree Issues
- COBRA Interaction with Other Laws
The FCS, CFC, and CAS are administered by the Flexible Compensation Institute, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of ECFC.