AAHP-HIAA Board Approves American Health Insurance Plans as Group’s New Name
The board of the recently merged American Association of Health Plans-Health Insurance Association of America on Monday approved a new name for the group -- America's Health Insurance Plans, CongressDaily reports. AHIP plans to promote improved government research that compares medical treatments, the development of policies to address the issue of the uninsured and efforts to make health care more affordable, according to CongressDaily. AHIP President and CEO Karen Ignagni said that the group will play a "very active" role "in the legislative arena" (CongressDaily, 3/9).
A HealthCast of select sessions of the AHIP annual meeting is available online at kaisernetwork.org.