About

America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) is the national trade association representing the health insurance community. AHIP’s members provide health and supplemental benefits 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.

Industry Leader

AHIP serves as a strong, unified voice for an industry that is leading the way in transforming health care. Tens of thousands of industry professionals rely on AHIP to provide first-class advocacy, education, and information on our changing health care system, covering topics such as delivery and payment reform, high-cost drugs, Medicare Advantage (MA), Medicaid, and provider networks.

Who We Are

AHIP is the national trade association representing the health insurance community.

Its members provide health and supplemental benefits through employer-sponsored coverage, the individual insurance market, and public programs such as Medicare and Medicaid.

Led by its Board of Directors, AHIP is committed to driving the innovation needed to create a more affordable and sustainable health care system that allows every American to access the best possible care and live the healthiest possible life.

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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.

What We Do

America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) has a long and extensive track record of achieving results for its members.

AHIP’s Board of Directors determines and approves the strategic framework that guides the association’s advocacy work. Board-approved strategic priorities include regulatory, legislative, and other advocacy goals that pertain to key issues affecting the health insurance community and the customers it serves.

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More than 400 Members of Congress urged CMS to protect seniors from further cuts to their Medicare Advantage coverage in 2016.

Advocacy

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Advocacy Coalitions

Our advocacy coalitions consist of several educational and grassroots initiatives for consumers and other concerned parties to stay informed and engaged on the latest developments affecting various issues and health care coverage options.

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More than 17 million Americans are covered by Medicare Advantage.

  • More than 2 million Americans in 50 states have joined the Coalition for Medicare Choices to protect the Medicare Advantage benefits upon which they rely.

  • Seniors are 94% satisfied with the quality of care they receive through Medicare Advantage.

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Spending on specialty drugs in 2012 in the U.S. was about $87 billion.

  • A recent analysis found that price increases of many drugs dramatically outpaced inflation, even when demand for the product was falling.

Become a member

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Why Become a Member

AHIP enjoys a reputation as the nation’s most proactive and productive health care association. We strive to make our programs, services, and personnel the envy of, and the standard for, all other national trade associations.

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There are many good reasons to join America’s Health Insurance Plans. Here are a few:

  • A strong program to represent your industry’s interests before Congress, and with federal administrative and regulatory bodies.

  • Advocates in all 50 state capitols and with the NAIC, and up-to-the-minute tracking of state legislation and regulation.

  • Medical affairs experts that are improving relationships with health care providers and advancing the quality agenda, and policy experts that are shaping the future of American health care.

Jobs At AHIP

Regional Director

State Affairs

Executive Vice President

Clinical Affairs/Center for Policy and Research