January 24, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 24, 2018 – Marilyn Tavenner, president and CEO of America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), issued the following statement on the appointment of Alex Azar to the role of Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS).
“Congratulations to Secretary Alex Azar. We appreciate his experience in public service and the private sector, his collaborative approach, and his perspectives for improving health care, including addressing the high list prices that have made prescriptions unaffordable for millions of Americans. We look forward to working with Secretary Azar to improve affordability, access, choice and value for every American.”
America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) is the national association whose members provide coverage for health care and related services to 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. Visit www.ahip.org Learn more about health insurance and how it works at myhealthplan.guide