by Stephani Simmons
October 4, 2016
Executive Director, Product Policy
America’s Health Insurance Plans
As Executive Director for Product Policy at America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), Winthrop S. Cashdollar oversees AHIP’s advocacy on behalf of disability income protection and vision coverage insurance products. He promotes these coverages nationwide through efforts to educate policymakers, the media, and the public on their role and value. Winthrop oversees AHIP research on disability income protection and vision coverage issues and leads AHIP’s efforts to develop and advocate policies that will expand coverage.
Prior to joining AHIP, Winthrop served as Executive Director of the Nevada Health Care Association and as Director of Legislative Policy and Analysis for the American Health Care Association (AHCA), where he was instrumental in AHCA’s work on long-term care financing reform and long-term care insurance. Winthrop began his career in Washington, D.C., as an advisor on health and other issues to then Senator William Cohen (R-ME). A native of Pennsylvania, Winthrop received a Bachelor of Science degree from Penn State University and a Master of Public Policy Studies degree from the University of Michigan.