The Madison College courses below provide continuing education hours for insurance professionals, supporting the requirement for 24 continuing education hours each year. Not all classes available each semester.
This class provides an overview of Wisconsin Insurance Laws including fair marketing, suitability of product, fair claims practices, agent responsibilities and relationships and making ethical decisions. 4 CE hours.
The American legal system has undergone dramatic changes in recent decades as it responds to excessive litigation and challenges initiated by the cyber world. In this course, you not only will learn about these changes, but you also will study the complicated jurisdictional questions stemming from cyber cases and review proposals to limit the number of lawsuits (particularly nuisance suits) filed in this country. This course is 4 hours of insurance continuing education.
This course will explore insurance industry regulations and review the legal issues associated with the following coverages: property, casualty, accident, health, life and annuities. You also will learn more about the Health insurance Risk Sharing Plans currently available in Wisconsin. This course is 4 hours of insurance continuing education.
This course provides an updated look at Social Insurance Programs in America, with major emphasis on the two largest programs: Social Security and Medicare, to include eligibility and funding requirements and the extent of benefits for each program. Other insurance programs will be explained, including Unemployment Compensation, Disability Insurance and Workers Coinsurance Insurance. Learn about the Affordable Care Act and its impact on health insurance in America. This course is 4 hours of insurance continuing education.
This course reviews the risk management process and explores options to deal with a number of potential financial risks. Students examine how risk managers make decisions in terms of choosing and implementing many different types of alternatives to deal with potential losses. Emphasis will be on practicing other forms of risk transfer, rather than depending on insurance as the primary transfer method.
Identity theft can occur when an enterprise compromises sensitive information that its customers, constituents, and employees entrust with it. Identity theft is costly to the victims. Victims may have the legal right to hold the enterprise responsible for their losses and emotional stress. State and federal regulations also require enterprises to protect sensitive information, and violations can be costly. This course reviews consumer identity theft and information protection legislation. Privacy best practices can provide a safe harbor against litigation and penalties. The four major steps to implementing privacy best practices are reviewed.