Financial Advisor Designations

Designation: DIA
Designation Full Title: Disability Income Associate
Definition: Insurance and health care professionals, as well as financial planners, pursue DIA designation for increased awareness of the risks and costs associated with disability. By completing this designation, you’ll fully understand employer-sponsored disability programs ranging from sick leave benefits to long-term disability income plans, including their tax consequences and tax planning considerations. You will also learn how disability income insurance fits into retirement, estate, and long-term care planning.

Issuing Organization: Academy for Healthcare Management
Website/URL: http://www.ahip.org/ciepd/options/dia.html
Is the designation still offered: Currently offered & recognized by the issuing organization
Is the designation still supported: 
What are the prerequisites? None
What are the requirements to obtain the designation? 3 Courses
What type of examination is required to complete the designation process? None
Is there any ongoing continuing education or other requirements to maintain the designation? None
Where can you check if someone has the designation and if it’s current? None
Does the designation have a complaint process and if so, where can it be found? None
Is there a published list of disciplined designees and if so, where can it be viewed? None
Who is the accreditation through? None
Recommended for: DI insurance agents and brokers, benefit plan sponsors and staff, health underwriters, claim analysts, financial planners, anyone interested
Code of Ethics or Ethics Course? None on website
Length of Time For Completion: Not found