Latest America’s Health Insurance Plans Stories

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

2009-05-11 10:50:00

President Barack Obama's plan to overhaul the US healthcare system is expected to receive major support from groups representing hospitals, insurance companies, drug makers and doctors on Monday.

2009-04-28 10:45:00

Private-Sector Solutions Essential for Sustainable Health Care Reform WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Private-sector strategies to improve health care quality and value are an essential component of comprehensive health care reform, according to America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP).

2009-03-25 12:37:00

OAKLAND, Calif., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's largest organization of registered nurses today condemned the conditional offer by the insurance industry to stop denying coverage to sick people in exchange for a massive government bailout. On Tuesday, the insurance trade lobby America's Health Insurance Plans and Blue Cross and Blue Shield offered to stop denying coverage to those with pre-existing conditions - but only if the healthcare reform plan under consideration in Congress...

2009-03-25 09:01:24

Do you pay more for health insurance because you are sick? Well, that could change after the health insurance industry offered Tuesday to stop charging higher premiums to people with a history of medical problems.

2009-03-10 11:15:00

Release of AHIP's new survey of small group coverage WASHINGTON, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Affordable coverage options for small businesses must be a top priority as the nation pursues health care reform, the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) and America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) said today at a joint press conference. "We must work together to pursue creative, private market solutions to what has become an unsustainable problem for small businesses -...

Word of the Day
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").