Organizations/VIPs/Others Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
"America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) is the national trade association representing the health insurance industry. AHIP’s members provide health and supplemental benefits to more than 200 million Americans through employer-sponsored coverage, the individual insurance market, and public programs such as Medicare and Medicaid. AHIP advocates for public policies that expand access to affordable health care coverage to all Americans through a competitive marketplace that fosters choice, quality and innovation."
American Health Insurance Plans, "About Us," www.ahip.org.about (accessed Jan. 7, 2013)
"To foster and assist in the development of a system for group practice prepaid health care programs as an alternative delivery of health care services."
"America's Health Insurance Plans: Guidestar Quick View," www.guidestar.org, 2010