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Jeanette Thornton

Senior Vice President, Product, Employer, and Commercial Policy, AHIP

Jeanette is the Senior Vice President of Product, Employer, and Commercial Policy at America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) in Washington, D.C. Over the past 15 years, Jeanette has played a leading role in developing and advancing policy reforms in support of the industry’s top legislative and regulatory priorities.

In her current role, she oversees AHIP policy development covering the commercial market ranging from the individual market (including Exchange implementation and operations), the small group market, employer sponsored health insurance and financial health and wellness coverage. She has extensive experience working with the Administration and federal agencies, Congressional leadership and Committee staff as well as stakeholders on a range of policy issues related to the Affordable Care Act, including technical expertise around regulatory implementation and health plan operations. Before joining AHIP, Jeanette held positions in the Federal government at the Office of Management and Budget and Social Security Administration.