The Core Modules
Like years past, AHIP 2022 consists of 5 core modules, ranging from Medicare program basics to marketing and enrollment guidance for Medicare Advantage and Part D plans. If you are taking AHIP for the second year or beyond, you do not have to read through the first 3 modules, just the 4th and 5th. We suggest you download the modules into PDFs for study material or later review.
AHIP 2022 again has a 20 question review quiz at the end of each module. All agents must take all 5 quizzes! You won’t be graded on the quizzes, but you will get the correct answers afterward for review. If you feel the need, you can take these quizzes multiple times.
The Final Exam
The 50-question final exam is very similar to last year. The majority of the questions our team saw when we took our exams came directly from the review quizzes. The exam is very fair, just not easy. If you pay close attention to the modules and quizzes and read all questions and answers carefully and completely, you should have no problem. Many questions will ask you to apply knowledge to a specific scenario instead of just identifying facts. You will have 3 tries to get 90% to pass the final exam. Watch out for typos this year. We saw 2 questions that appeared with typos that could easily throw you off.
Once you pass your exam, you will have 3 smaller remaining modules left before you finish your 2022 certification (Nondiscrimination Training; Medicare Fraud, Waste, and Abuse; and General Compliance). Each of these has a review quiz followed by a graded exam. These exams are 10 questions and require 70% to pass.
Don’t sleep on these modules. Our team found that the Medicare Fraud, Waste, and Abuse exam seemed especially tricky this year. Take your time and consider looking at the Job Aids referenced in Appendixes A, B, and C.
Overall, AHIP 2022 is straightforward, but it still requires concentration and time. Here are a few topics to pay extra attention to:
- Enrollment Periods