Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-546-222 061216 Wellness Insurance/Benefits
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-546-222 WELLNESS INSURANCE/BENEFITS ...This course introduces learners to how wellness and insurance programs work together. Learners will be able to explain health insurance terminology and principles, explain the types of health insurance, the legal aspects of wellness programs and how wellness programming affects benefits within organizations.
Total Credits3
Prior Learning Assessments
None
Course Competencies
  1. Describe the role of strategic resources in the health and wellness industry.
  2. Analyze population-based health strategies for lowering the health care costs and improving the well-being of participants.
  3. Integrate organizational wellness programming and insurance policies and benefits.
  4. Define health insurance and wellness programming terminology, concepts, and principles.
  5. Analyze the impact that health and wellness programs have on participants and employers when choosing health benefits.
  6. Analyze the legal and ethical aspects of organizations based preventative health and wellness programs.
  7. Compare the fundamental aspects of public and private coverages and uninsured populations in the United States.
  8. Summarize the Affordable Care Act and its impact on organizations and individuals.
  9. Describe the role and importance of wellness professionals in the health insurance industry.