Last updated on: 5/21/2010 | Author: ProCon.org

American Association of Health Plans (AAHP) Biography

Position:
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No position found as of May 20, 2010.

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Description:

“AAHP-HIAA [American Association of Health Plans-Health Insurance Association of America] today announced that it has completed its transition to a merged organization [America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)]… The association announced that it has significantly expanded its state advocacy operations. [AHIP] will also focus on legislative and regulatory issues concerning the consumer choice health care model, and will continue to promote workable partnerships with public programs such as Medicare, Medicaid and FEHBP [Federal Employees Health Benefits Plan]…

[AHIP’s] new leadership team, drawn from the ranks of senior AAHP and HIAA staff, brings together a highly regarded group of professionals with a broad base of experience in health care, business, government, public policy and legal affairs… [It] also has deepened its federal, policy, regulatory and legislative teams to better support its members in these important arenas.”

“Merger Complete, AAHP-HIAA Looks Ahead to 2004,” press release, www.ahip.org, Dec. 11, 2003

Mission:

“Our mission is to be an effective advocate for a workable legislative and regulatory environment at the federal and state levels in which our members can advance their vision of a health care system that meets the needs of consumers, employers and public purchasers.”

“Mission and Vision,” www.ahip.org (accessed May 20, 2010)

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