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What Is AHIP Certification and How Do I Get It?

  Published by Roxanne Anderson, Lauren Hayden, and Chad Houck • Dec 10, 2020 You have your leads in hand and your contracts signed, so you’re ready to sell, right? Well… almost. Did you complete your AHIP certification yet? Remember, the government administers Medicare Advantage plans — and that means there are rules for selling them. But there’s no need to worry! The required certifications, such as AHIP training, are in place to help protect seniors and reward agents who do things the right way. What’s Required? For quick background, America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) formed in 2013 when the Health Insurance Association of America (HIAA) and American Association of Health Plans (AAHP) merged. AHIP represents nearly 1,300 companies that offer health insurance to more than 200 million Americans. As a national trade association in the health insurance industry, AHIP lobbies to create a more affordable health care system through research and policy. In order to