Membership • Vanguard Council • Certification and Recognition

The Advantages of Membership

LAAHU members are among the most successful in the industry. Not surprising given the advantages membership delivers.


Share insights, explore issues, and brainstorm with peers on products, technology, emerging issues and more.

Compliance Tools

Access powerful “members only” tools to help you and your clients meet the requirements of federal laws and regulations

Legislative Advocacy

No organization fights harder than Health Underwriters for the interests of benefit brokers in Sacramento and Washington, DC.


Beyond just Continuing Education credits, LAAHU delivers programs on the topics that help you help your clients and grow your business.


Enjoy all that the Los Angeles, California and National Health Underwriters offers at special rates and discounts from select vendors on products like Errors & Ommissions coverage.

And More

Timely publications and alerts, mentoring programs, community service … whether you specialize in group, individual or senior products, LAAHU helps you succeed

Industry Mentor Program

LAAHU has a mentorship program available if you are a member and new to the industry. Be matched with an industry expert.

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Advantages of Membership

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Membership Applications


College Jobs/Internships

College Job Posting

Vanguard Council of Los Angeles

LAAHU’s Vanguard Council inspires and cultivates a community of thought leaders, innovators, and trailblazers who are reshaping our industry to support success. It’s networking for tomorrow’s industry leaders.

Mission and Vision

The Vanguard Council’s mission creates a forum for celebrating excellence and innovation while creating success through connections. We strive to inspire and cultivate a network of thought leaders, innovators, and trailblazers helping to reshape our industry to support success. Oh yes, and to have fun, too.

Certification and Recognition

Health Underwriters helps members stand out. Certification programs acknowledge brokers of accomplishment.
The Leading Producers Roundtable shines a spotlight on top producers.

Certification Programs


Delivers technical, actionable information that can be used to help clients consider fast-evolving Consumer Directed Health Plans and implement them.

PPACA Certification

Provides expertise on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act through Consultative classroom instruction combined with online study.

Self-Funded Certification

Ensure that students understand the key technical components of self-funding and are better prepared to counsel their clients on this approach to benefits coverage.

Medicare Advantage and Part D

Provides the information brokers need to market, sell and service these highly regulated products.

HIPAA Privacy and Security

An online course that thoroughly explores and HIPAA and other privacy laws, with specific guidelines every agency needs to follow.


Delivers strong technical knowledge of the rules and regulations pertaining to various types of voluntary/worksite products and proven methods for communicating those options to employers and employees.


Ensures brokers can help clients address controllable behaviors that impact quality of life and medical cost with guidance on plan implementation.

Benefits Account Manager

An online course to help support staff understand the complex and critical role account managers play in the benefits arena.


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When NAHU acquired both the Registered Employee Benefits Consultant® (REBC®) and Chartered Healthcare Consultant® (ChHC®) designations from the American College, NAHU paid careful consideration to the insurance professional’s needs in supporting clients. It became quickly apparent that not only key courses in the REBC program that worked towards the ChHC designation should remain, but also that NAHU’s suite of certification programs were key for overall knowledge and client service. Those associated courses previously earned through the Registered Health Underwriter® (RHU®) and ChHC program will apply credit towards your REBC designation. Through NAHU’s redesign of the REBC program, NAHU combined REBC with ChHC curriculum and no longer taking new student enrollments for ChHC .

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Leading Producers Roundtable:


NAHU’s LPRT recognizes the most successful health, disability, long term care and worksite marketing insurance producers, carrier representatives and executives and managers of agencies and general agencies. LPRT members also gain access to their own website delivering business building information.

Are you among the best of the best? Find out at

Congratulations to LAAHU’s 2017 LPRT Qualifiers