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AHIP's move signals ACA acceptance

AHIP's move signals ACA acceptance

By Bob Herman  |  July 18, 2015

The decision last week to hire Marilyn Tavenner as CEO of America's Health Insurance Plans signals that the powerful lobbying group has accepted the Affordable Care Act as the new business environment and that it wants a CMS insider to help during the next phase of market development.

Former CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner will take AHIP helm

Former CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner will take AHIP helm

By Bob Herman  |  July 15, 2015

Marilyn Tavenner, who stepped down as CMS administrator six months ago, will now lead the country's dominant health insurance lobbying group, working on behalf of the companies that are regulated by the CMS and are devoting more of their business to Medicare and Medicaid.

Blog: UnitedHealth dumps AHIP

Blog: UnitedHealth dumps AHIP

By Bob Herman  |  June 23, 2015

America's Health Insurance Plans lost its star leader a few weeks ago, and now a heavyweight member is heading out, too.

Out-of-network charges under fire

Out-of-network charges under fire

By Bob Herman  |  June 06, 2015

Hospitals contend that their high and extremely variable chargemaster prices shown in new CMS data are misleading because very few patients are asked to pay them. But the rates are a growing concern as more patients face unexpected out-of-network bills.

AHIP's Ignagni moving to head up troubled N.Y. insurer

By Bob Herman  |  May 23, 2015

Karen Ignagni, 61, the longtime head of America's Health Insurance Plans, is leaving the industry's powerful lobbying group to become president and CEO of EmblemHealth, a financially troubled insurer based in New York.

AHIP CEO Karen Ignagni leaving for EmblemHealth

AHIP CEO Karen Ignagni leaving for EmblemHealth

By Bob Herman  |  May 21, 2015

Karen Ignagni, the longtime head of America's Health Insurance Plans, is leaving the industry's powerful lobbying group to become president and CEO of EmblemHealth, a financially troubled insurer based in New York.

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