posted by Kristine Grow
on March 10, 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Matt Eyles, president and CEO of America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), issued this statement following a meeting at the White House between President Trump, Vice President Pence, the White House Coronavirus Task Force, and leaders of health insurance providers nationwide:
“We appreciated the opportunity to meet with President Trump, Vice President Pence and the White House Coronavirus Task Force.
“No one should hesitate to see their doctor to get tested and treated for COVID-19 because of costs. Health insurance providers across the country have taken action to remove cost barriers to care. America’s health insurance providers are committed to swift and significant action to help confront this challenge.
“Working together with government leaders and industry partners, we can overcome this challenge and keep the American people safe and healthy.”
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. Visit www.ahip.org for more information.