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.
We work to
- Improve access to high-quality, cost-effective health care for all Americans;
- Enhance the financial security of American families through robust insurance markets, flexible and innovative products, and an abundance of consumer choice;
- and Provide a strong, unified voice for the health care financing industry.
AHIP member companies strive to make health care accessible and affordable, offering medical expense coverage, long-term care insurance, disability income insurance, dental insurance, supplemental insurance, stop-loss insurance, reinsurance, and administrative services to consumers, employers, and public purchasers. Our diverse membership is comprised of life and health insurance companies, managed care organizations, Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans, self-funded plans, cooperatives, fraternal societies, disease management organizations, HSA banks, and third party administrators.
As a member-driven trade association, AHIP’s principal purpose is to represent our members’ interests in federal and state legislative and regulatory arenas and in working with consumers, employers, the media, and other stakeholders in health care. We conduct education, research, and quality assurance programs and engage in a wide range of other activities designed to serve our member organizations, inform policymakers and the public about health care financing and delivery — and advance the horizons of health care in the United States.
We’re proud to be the nation’s strongest proponents of innovative 21st-century health care, and we invite you to join us in advocating and advancing initiatives that support a commitment to improving health care quality, access, and affordability. To learn more about joining AHIP, please contact the Membership department at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 202.778.8502.