Health Insurance Association of America

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Health Insurance Association of America

Also called the HIAA. An organization for insurance companies that deal in health insurance. The plans offered by members of the HIAA provide coverage for about two-thirds of the American population. The HIAA hosts conferences, provides education and lobbies for favorable legislation. It is based in Washington, D.C.
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In the past year HIAA has presented its preliminary small employer reform plan--which would be funded by the industry--to some 30 states.
The coalition was established to involve a broad base of HIAA member companies, businesses and other groups and individuals who were interested in health care reform.
In one early HIAA health care ad, a young couple named Harry and Louise are sitting over breakfast (see description by Kolbert 1993).
Since the SIPP does not contain information on firm offers of retiree health benefits, we impute this information from the 1989 HIAA employer survey.
Perhaps the administration had expected the HIAA to wither under fire.
In recent years, HIAA has supported policies that fit the accepted political agenda of universal access, expanded coverage for the poor and near poor, state government pools for the medically uninsurable, federal tax policy changes and managed care.
The 1991 HIAA sampling frame consisted of 4,751 private and public employers drawn from the March 1991 Dun and Bradstreet list of private employers and the 1984 HCFA benchmark list of public employers, stratified by firm size and region.
5, VW treatment also significantly decreased levels of HIAA indicating decreased synthesis of 5HT rather than increased utilization.
From this, the patients with a variation in HIAA excretion <16 [micro]mol/mmol creatinine were divided into a "low-variation" group (10 patients), and the others were placed in a "high-variation" group (16 patients).
Together, HIAA and AAHP members provide coverage for more than 200 million Americans.
For more conference information, contact HIAA at conferences@hiaa.
The first cup was hosted by HIAA at Sweetwater Country Club in Houston.