America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) is the national association whose members provide coverage for health care and related services to hundreds of millions of Americans every day. Through these offerings, we improve and protect the health and financial security of consumers, families, businesses, communities and the nation. We are committed to market-based solutions and public-private partnerships that improve affordability, value, access, and well-being for consumers.

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 association whose members provide coverage and health‐related services that improve and protect the health and financial security of consumers, families, businesses, communities and the nation.

Our Vision

We will shape and drive market‐based solutions and public policy strategies to improve health,
affordability and financial security by:

  • Promoting consumer choice and market competition
  • Simplifying the health care experience for individuals and families
  • Supporting constructive partnerships with all levels of government
  • Partnering with health care providers on the journey from volume to value
  • Addressing the burden of chronic disease and social factors that impact health
  • Pursuing the promise of clinical innovations while ensuring value
  • Harnessing data and technology to drive quality, efficiency, and consumer satisfaction
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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.


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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 26 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 95% 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.

Careers At AHIP

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