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Ignagni Op-Ed: To Get More People Covered, Give Them More Affordable Choices

An op-ed by AHIP CEO Karen Ignagni was published today in the Huffington Post: Continue reading

Posted in: Health Care Costs, In Case You Missed It

Yikes: $1,000 per pill

Sovaldi has shown tremendous results, and it’s the kind of medical innovation we need to sustain. Unfortunately, the drug’s maker – taking advantage of a lack of competition – has priced it at an astronomical level that is not sustainable for consumers, innovation, or society. Tomorrow, AHIP CEO and President Karen Ignagni will participate in a panel discussion on the rising costs of specialty drugs. You can watch the event live at 10:45 here. Continue reading

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AHIP Statement on Medicare Advantage

America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) President and CEO Karen Ignagni released the following statement in response to today’s announcement by the Department of Health and Human Services on enrollment and premiums in Medicare Advantage next year. Continue reading

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AHIP CEO Karen Ignagni: Public Policy Discussions Will Focus Primarily on the Cost of Health Care

The Connecticut Mirror covered a speech by AHIP CEO Karen Ignagni in which she noted, “Public policy discussions in the coming years will focus primarily on the cost of health care.” Continue reading

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Miami Herald: “[Age Rating] Will Mean Huge Increases in the Policies of Younger Persons”

The Miami Herald reports on the Business of Healthcare Post-Election conference that took place at the University of Miami last week. Continue reading

Posted in: ACA, AHIP, AHIP in the News, Health Care Costs

AHIP’s Ignagni Pushes Back on Premiums in the New York Times

AHIP CEO Karen Ignagni submitted a letter-to-the-editor in response to a New York Times article on premiums last week. The letter was published today, and the full text is below. Continue reading

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AHIP’s Ignagni on NBC Nightly News

AHIP CEO Karen Ignagni discussed factors contributing to premium increases on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams. Continue reading

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Karen Ignagni Discusses Health Reform Implementation on Bloomberg TV’s Capitol Gains

AHIP CEO Karen Ignagni discusses health reform implementation on Bloomberg’s Capitol Gains. Continue reading

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AHIP’s Ignagni on Premium Tax

AHIP CEO Karen Ignagni was interviewed by Bloomberg, where she highlighted the effect of the health reform law’s premium tax. Continue reading

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AHIP Statement on the Election

America’s Health Insurance Plans’ (AHIP) President and CEO Karen Ignagni today released the following statement on the election. Continue reading

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