Latest America’s Health Insurance Plans Stories

2011-05-27 05:00:00

NEW YORK, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vitech Systems Group, a leading provider of health claims administration software solutions, is participating in AHIP's Institute 2011, to be held from June 15-17 in San Francisco, California. America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) is a national association that represents 1,300 healthcare companies, who collectively provide coverage for over 200 million lives. The Institute is an annual conference that gathers a network of over 3,000 health care...

2011-04-25 15:02:00

WASHINGTON, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CAQH® today announced that a Transition Committee has been launched to make recommendations regarding multi-stakeholder governance of the Committee on Operating Rules for Information Exchange® (CORE®). The Transition Committee was formed as part of a 2010 commitment made by the CAQH board to increase industry participation in operating rules development and adoption. The Committee is charged...

2011-04-14 09:11:00

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Insurance salespeople are on Capitol Hill today lobbying Congress to support a bill that would gut federal health reform cost-saving rules and increase consumer health insurance premiums to protect brokers' sales commissions. The top three lobby associations representing insurance agents and brokers gave members of Congress $3.18 million in the 2010 election cycle, and two-thirds of those contributions went to Republicans, according to...

2011-04-06 15:37:00

ATLANTA, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), a national association representing health insurance plans providing medical, long-term care, disability income, dental, supplemental, stop-loss and reinsurance to more than 200 million Americans, has posted a very intriguing podcast on its Hi-Wire Innovations Website (www.ahiphiwire.org). The podcast features a ten-minute interview with Barry Cambron about Avivia Health's one-of-a-kind Shared Decision Making...

2010-12-22 00:01:31

America's Health Insurance Plans' (AHIP) President and CEO Karen Ignagni today released the following statement on the proposed rate review rule released by the Department of Health and Human Services. Washington, DC (Vocus) December 21, 2010 America's Health Insurance Plans' (AHIP) President and CEO Karen Ignagni today released the following statement on the proposed rate review rule released by the Department of Health and Human Services: "The public policy discussion on health care...

2010-11-23 06:10:00

New rules for US health insurance spending dealing with customer dollars going toward medical care were finalized on Monday, ending uncertainty for investors in the healthcare sector and boosting shares. Although the new healthcare law has limits, insurers such as Aetna and WellPoint did win some concessions from the US government surrounding implementation of the rules. Analysts have said the new rules are a positive outcome for health insurers. The rules on spending limits, known as...

2010-11-08 04:42:00

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (http://www.cordblood-america.com) (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI), the umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation company focused on bringing the life saving potential of stem cells to families nationwide and internationally, is pleased to announce that it is the first cord blood stem cell storage company to become an alliance partner of AHIP (America's Health Insurance Plans), a national association representing nearly 1,300...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.