AHIP Testifies At Senate Hearing On Administrative Simplification
posted by AHIP
on July 31, 2018
AHIP President and CEO Matt Eyles testified at a July 31 hearing in the Senate HELP Committee on administrative simplification. Eyles emphasized that AHIPâ€™s members are strongly committed to simplifying administrative processes and advancing solutions that improve affordability, value, access, and well-being for the American people.
Our testimony focuses on the following topics:
- An overview of how health care dollars are spent and the reality that administrative costs are a small part of overall health care spending;
- Administrative activities carried out by health insurance providers, including medical management and fraud prevention, to improve the health care experience for consumers;
- Initiatives and collaborations through which health insurance providers are working to simplify administrative burdens for hospitals and clinicians; and
- Our commitment to working with other stakeholders and policymakers to address challenges and barriers to administrative simplifications that provide value to patients.
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