Kentucky- Ethics in Insurance

Total Hrs / Order Price
1-5 $15.95
6-17 $24.95
18-24 $39.95
25-50 $49.95
51+ $49.95 + $2.00 per
additional hour over 50

Pricing based on total number of
hours in order.

Approved For:

  • Property and Casualty
  • Life and Health

Credit Hours
4

Course Type
Online

DOI Number
C03018

Publisher
FastrackCE, LLC

State
Kentucky

State
State CE Requirements

CE Course Description

To practice ethically in today’s insurance market, you need more than good intentions. You need the specific tools and knowledge necessary to recognize and resolve ethical dilemmas with integrity—and in full compliance with regulations set forth by the industry and the government.

This course satisfies ethics continuing education requirements for Life and Health as well as Property / Casualty agents and producers in most states (some states still require the ethics course to be taken in a classroom). It’s designed to provide insurance professionals with the expertise needed to handle complex ethical issues that arrive within the course of their work—as well as fulfilling insurance continuing education requirements.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Ethics and fraud legislation at the federal level.
  • Consumer protection laws in multiple states.
  • Fair credit scoring.
  • Ethical sales, claims, and underwriting procedures.
  • Fair market conduct for insurance agents and producers.
  • Fiduciary duties.
  • Consumer privacy laws and regulations.
  • Product suitability for individual buyers.

This continuing education course in insurance ethics is offered in a convenient online format. Simply download the PDF and get started—and get your test results as soon as you finish. With online continuing education, you can complete your requirements quickly and easily—without waiting for test results or scheduling classes around a busy work and family life. Download this course on continuing ethics today—and increase your awareness of ethical issues within the insurance industry.

Required CE Hours for Renewal in Kentucky

  • All Licenses

    • 24 hours of approved continuing education must be completed during each continuing education biennium.
    • Of the 24 hours of coninuing education course 6 hours of the CE courses must be completed in the line of authority of the licensee, with the exception of adjusters who may take all courses in Property and Casualty.
    • Of the 24 hours, at least 3 hours of credit must be specifically approved as Ethics.
  • Life Settlement

    • 24 hours of approved continuing education must be completed during each continuing education biennium which must include 3 hours of ethics, 3 hours of life settlement, and 3 hours of life insurance every renewal period.

Special Training/Education Requirements (LTC, Flood, Ethics, others)

  • Long Term Care -LTC

    • Agents wishing to sell Long Term Care are required to take a one time only 8 hour Department of Insurance certified course
    • Each license term thereafter each agent must complete a 4 hour Long Term Care Partnership CE course that is approved by the department.
  • Flood Insurance Training

    • An insurance producer who sells flood insurance may satisfy the minimum training and education requirements by completing a 3-hour course related to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

How Hours are Reported

  • CE completions are submitted electronically the next business day after a passing completion is acquired.

License Term

  • If born in an even year license renews on the last day of your birth month every even year. If born in an odd year license renews on the last day of your birth month every odd year.
  • ADJUSTERS: Your first CE compliance date is July 31, 2012 if you have had your license for at least a year. Then the same license term

Exemptions

  • Limited lines licensees: Limited Line Credit, Travel, Crop, Surety
  • Agents who receive their license less than one full year before the end of their current continuing education biennium. (But, these agents are not exempt from the next biennium and thereafter.)
  • Agents who are nonresident and have complied with all the CE requirements in their home state.

Course Type approved for Continuing Education

  • Online courses
  • Independent Self-study
  • Classroom Study

Final Exam

  • Final exams do not need to be monitored and are open book.
  • Must receive a 70% to achieve a passing grade.

Carryover CE Hours

  • Up to 12 CE credits can be carried over, however this does not apply to the ethics requirement. Extra ethics credits will be used as general credits only.

Repeating Courses

  • Courses may not be taken more than once in each renewal period.

Completion Certificates

  • Certificates of completion are available as soon as a course is completed with a passing grade. Certificates should be printed and kept on file for 3 years.
  • A copy of the certificate should be sent to the Department of Insurance within 30 days of completing the course.

Kentucky Department of Insurance

Phone: (502) 564-3630 or (800) 595-6053
Fax: (502) 564-6030

Email: DOI.AgentLicensingMail@ky.gov

Mailing Address:
Kentucky Department of Insurance
Licensing Division
215 West Main Street
Frankfort, KY 40601

Web site: Kentucky Department of Insurance