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2009-09-09 21:16:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) released the following statement today from Karen Ignagni, President and CEO: "We agree the status quo is not sustainable. That is why health plans last year did something industries rarely do: stepped up and offered solutions to address the health care concerns raised by the American people. We proposed health insurance reform to guarantee coverage to all Americans, eliminate pre-existing condition...

2009-07-27 10:14:00

WASHINGTON and NEW YORK, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) has selected Deloitte to be a provider of subject matter experience, knowledge and training content related to ICD-10 and HIPAA 5010 compliance learning programs for the upcoming year. These regulations involve the coding system that doctors and hospitals use to code diagnoses and procedure information on medical claims and other fundamental health transactions. The upgrade to...

2009-07-20 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health plans today launched a new national television advertising campaign in support of bipartisan health care reform. The first health care reform ad from America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), "Illness", calls for fixing health care to make sure all Americans have the health and financial security that health insurance provides. "Illness doesn't care where you live. . .or if you're already sick...or if you lose your job. Your...

2009-07-16 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many California hospitals would face substantial net losses if there were a large scale shift of individuals with private coverage to a government-run plan that reimburses providers at Medicare rates or Medicare rates plus 10 percent, according to a new hospital-by-hospital analysis released today by America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), based on data from California's Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD)....

2009-06-19 10:00:00

PALS encourages seniors to help other seniors, remain active PITTSBURGH, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Foundation recently honored Highmark Inc.'s PALS (People Able to Lend Support) program with its 2009 Community Foundation Leadership Award. PALS was recognized for its successful efforts in connecting senior citizens with other seniors in their community to enhance their physical and mental health and reduce isolation by providing outlets to make new...

2009-06-12 08:22:00

WASHINGTON, June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medigap policyholders are overwhelmingly satisfied with their coverage and say it provides good value for their money, according to a new survey released today by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) and America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP). "Medigap policies provide important protections from Medicare's high out-of-pocket costs," said Scott P. Serota, BCBSA president and CEO. "Seniors are highly satisfied with these policies."...

2009-06-04 14:09:00

SAN DIEGO, June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last night, the America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Foundation paid tribute to Highmark Blue Shield, Keystone Mercy Health Plan, Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin, and L.A. Care Health Plan: four health plans with innovative programs designed to improve the health and environment of communities across the country. They carry on a tradition among health plans of working with local partners in a collaborative fashion to identify...

2009-06-01 08:00:00

Microsoft demonstrates new technology for health plans aimed at increasing customer satisfaction and driving new business opportunities. SAN DIEGO, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- What: At America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Institute 2009, Microsoft Corp. will showcase solutions designed for the health plans industry, such as these: * Driving business performance with Microsoft business intelligence and collaboration platforms...

2009-05-13 11:17:00

HSA accountholders come from all income levels WASHINGTON, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eight million Americans are covered by Health Savings Account (HSA)-eligible insurance plans, an increase of more than 31 percent since last year, a new census released today by America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) finds. Health Savings Accounts were authorized starting in January 2004. Since then, AHIP has conducted a periodic census of its members participating in the HSA/high-deductible...

2009-05-11 13:15:00

WASHINGTON, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Karen Ignagni, President and CEO of America's Health Insurance Plans, issued the following statement today on the cost containment framework presented to President Obama: "Health plans are honored to join with leading stakeholders to help advance a framework for cost containment, which is essential to make the system more affordable for working families and purchasers and preserve the competitiveness of our country. We strongly believe that all...


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