The national political advocacy and trade association represents almost 13,000 insurance companies, which provide coverage to more than 200 million Americans. Its main purpose is to represent the interests of health insurance plans at the federal and state levels, as well as with the consumer, media and employers. The association also includes a research strategy arm, the AHIP Center for Trade Policy and Research. Karen Ignagni, president and CEO of AHIP, presents a powerful voice in healthcare reform.
- Round 1: Lost to National Committee for Quality Assurance