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Health Insurance 101


Course Instructors

To be determined.

About the Course

When insurance carriers and independent agencies hire college graduates for insurance agent positions, they have nowhere to turn for quality basic training. In today’s challenging health insurance market, new agents are in need of a basic nuts and bolts overview about how health insurance markets work and what agents need to know to get started in health insurance sales. To meet this need, NABIP has developed a two-hour Health Insurance 101 program. The program is designed to explain health insurance in basic terms, and also provide new insurance professionals with contact information for resources that can provide additional help as they dive into their sales career.

Course Highlights

Health Insurance 101 curriculum will provide a basic overview of the following:

  • Role of the Health Insurance Producer
  • Employer Sponsored Health Insurance Coverage
  • Small Group Health Insurance Markets
  • Large Group Health Insurance Markets
  • Individual Insurance Coverage
  • Health Insurance Product Options
    • Working with the Exchange
    • Medicare
    • Glossary of Terms

SHRM Credits

NABIP is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®.

This program is valid for 2 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit

Online Cost

The Health Insurance 101 course is $65 for members and $85 for non-members (refund policy and privacy policy).

Discounts are offered to NABIP Corporate Partners and company groups over 25. Please contact for a quote. 

Classroom Cost

Online Format

Course instruction will be delivered through NABIP's Online Learning Institute. For everything you need to know from creating an account to purchasing and accessing your course to taking the final exam, click here to access the user guide.


Classroom Format

Have Questions?

Contact Student Services with questions or comments at 844-257-0990 or