Association Highlights: A Look at NAHU Activities from January through March

In Washington, DC and across the United States
NAHU staff made quite a few visits to Capitol Hill and government agencies in the first quarter of 2013, lobbying and representing NAHU:

  • 57 visits      to Capitol Hill and federal agencies on NAHU’s legislative priorities.
  • 39      political meetings and 2 federal agency meetings.
  • 13 fundraisers      on behalf of HUPAC.
  • 11 briefings      from inside-the-Beltway groups.
  • 3 hearings      and 27 coalition meetings.

NAHU staff, members and state lobbyists also made numerous visits and calls to state legislators and regulators and reinforced our presence nationwide.

NAHU in the Media

  • NAHU was featured 900 times in a variety of different      media, including Yahoo! News, WebMD, Associated Press, CBS MoneyWatch, MSN Money Central, LA Times, Forbes      Magazine, Kaiser Health News and Congressional Quarterly. Over 962      million people read the articles, listened to the radio spots or viewed      the television spots where we were featured.
  • We      issued five press releases and media advisories at the national      level on important issues such as Capitol Conference, the introduction of      a Senate bill to preserve the role of health insurance agents and brokers,      and a response to the State of the Union.
  • We issued      12 letters to the editor and three op-eds on issues such as Employer-Based Market and Community Rating.
  • We      launched our Member Video Directory.

Papers, Policy Documents and Charts
NAHU staff and committees produced the following documents used for federal and state legislative and regulatory activities:

Comments and Testimony

Grassroots Efforts
One of our greatest assets is our voice on important issues of the day. We frequently use Operation Shout at the federal and state level to make our voice heard. During the first quarter 32,164 Operation Shout messages were sent.

Travel to NAHU Chapters and Industry Groups
NAHU staff traveled across the country in the first quarter of the year, visiting NAHU chapters. Among those visits were:

  • Eastern      Virginia AHU (January)
  • Atlanta      AHU (January)
  • Chicago      Southland AHU Legislative Day (January)
  • New      Orleans AHU (January)
  • Red      River AHU (January)
  • San Diego      Sales Expo (January)
  • Greater      Central New York AHU (January)
  • Virginia      Day on the Hill (January)
  • Jackson      AHU (February)
  • Tennessee      AHU (March)
  • Lubbock      AHU (March)
  • West      Virginia AHU (March)
  • Columbia      AHU (March)
  • National      Conference of Insurance Legislators (March)

NAHU Educational Developments
NAHU chapters hosted a Voluntary Worksite Certification Course on February 11 in Atlantic City, NJ.

PPACA Certification Course
We had 1,280 individuals register for the PPACA Certification Course and had 364 graduates of which 318, or 87%, are members.

Compliance Corner
NAHU held complimentary member webinars on understanding the new proposed PPACA employer rules and the basics of a department of labor audit part I and II.

Membership

  • 1,388 new      members joined NAHU.
  • Our membership campaign had 70 qualifiers during the      first quarter.

Communications

  • We      produced three editions of the Health Insurance Underwriter Magazine, which focused      on long-term care insurance, wellness programs and consumer-driven plans.
  • We had a      33.71% increase in website visits compared to the first quarter of 2012.

Our Chapters
Nine chapters qualified for the prestigious Blue Ribbon of Excellence during the first quarter of 2013: Maryland AHU (MD), Indiana AHU (IN), Michigan AHU (MI), Ohio AHU (OH), Nebraska AHU (NE), North Carolina AHU (NC), Missouri AHU (MO), Colorado AHU (CO) and Idaho AHU (ID).

For the first time we have four chapters who qualified for the esteemed Platinum Certification: Central Kentucky AHU (KY), West Michigan AHU (MI), Denver AHU (CO) and California AHU (CA).

Seventy-two chapters qualified for Gold Certification: Massachusetts AHU (MA), New York State AHU (NY), Greater Central NY AHU (NY), New York Metro AHU (NY), Eastern Shore AHU (MD), New Jersey AHU (NJ), Northern New Jersey AHU (NJ), Virginia AHU (VA), Indiana AHU (IN), Greater Bloomington AHU (IN), Indianapolis AHU (IN), Northeast Indiana AHU (IN), Northwest Indiana AHU (IN), Southwest Indiana AHU (IN), Michigan AHU (MI), Metro Detroit AHU (MI), Northern Michigan AHU (MI), Ohio AHU (OH), Cincinnati AHU (OH), Columbus AHU (OH), Northeast Ohio AHU (OH), Northwest Ohio AHU (OH), Western Reserve AHU (OH), Nebraska AHU (NE), Lincoln AHU (NE), Wisconsin AHU (WI), Capital Area Florida AHU (FL), Gulf Coast AHU (FL), Georgia AHU (GA), Atlanta AHU (GA), Coastal Empire AHU (GA), South Atlanta AHU (GA), Jackson Mississippi AHU (MS), North Carolina AHU (NC), Charlotte AHU (NC), Triangle AHU (NC), Western North Carolina AHU (NC), Louisiana AHU (LA), Baton Rouge AHU (LA), Missouri AHU (MO), Springfield AHU (MO), St. Louis AHU (MO), Oklahoma AHU (OK), Tulsa AHU (OK), Texas AHU (TX), Austin AHU (TX), Coastal Bend AHU (TX), Dallas AHU (TX), East Texas AHU (TX), Fort Worth AHU (TX), Houston AHU (TX), Lubbock AHU (TX), San Antonio AHU (TX), Texoma AHU (TX), Front Range Colorado AHU (CO), Northern Colorado AHU (CO), Southern Colorado AHU (CO), Idaho AHU (ID), Eastern Idaho AHU (ID), Southern Idaho AHU (ID), Treasure Valley AHU (ID), Rio Grande New Mexico AHU (NM), Central California AHU (CA), Golden Gate AHU (CA), Inland Empire AHU (CA), Los Angeles AHU (CA), North Coast AHU (CA), Orange County AHU (CA), Sacramento AHU (CA), Silicon Valley AHU (CA), Ventura AHU (CA) and Clark County AHU (NV).

Twenty-seven chapters qualified at the Silver Certification: Maryland AHU (MD), Baltimore AHU (MD), Greater Washington AHU (MD), Monmouth AHU (NJ), Greater Northern Indiana AHU (IN), South Central Indiana AHU (IN), Southwest Michigan AHU (MI), Iowa AHU (IA), Omaha AHU (NE), Florida AHU (FL), Middle Georgia AHU (GA), Northeast GA AHU (GA), South GA AHU (GA), Coastal AHU (NC), Sandhills AHU (NC), Triad AHU (NC), Western Piedmont AHU (NC), El Paso AHU (TX), Heart of Texas AHU (TX), Panhandle AHU (TX), West Texas AHU (TX), Western Rockies AHU (CO), North Idaho AHU (ID), San Diego AHU (CA) and Portland AHU (OR).
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