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Industry Resources

The latest news, trends, and policies in the insurance and health care Man in officeindustries.

AHIP
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) represents nearly 1,300 member companies, providing health insurance coverage to more than 200 million Americans.

EBSA
The Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) provides education and assistance to private health and retirement plan participants.

EBPA
The Employee Benefits Planning Association (EBPA) is a source of solutions and insights into employee benefits, helping you stay current.

HCA
The Washington State Health Care Authority oversees eight health care programs and administers the Washington Health Benefit Exchange.

HIPAA
Learn about privacy and security rules mandated by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and read news bulletins.

Medicare
Useful resources and online tools from the U.S. Government's Medicare website.

NAIC
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) is the U.S. standard-setting and regulatory support organization. Through the NAIC, state insurance regulators establish standards and best practices, conduct peer review, and coordinate their regulatory oversight.

NAIFA
The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) provides training, education, and networking opportunities to help you grow your business.

OIC
News, publications, and regulatory advice from the State Office of the Insurance Commissioner (OIC).

SHRM
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) provides you and your clients access to industry best practices, sample forms, policies and general human resources information, legislative updates, and advisors.

SIIA
Learn about self-funding from the Self-Insurance Institute of America, Inc. (SIIA). You can read about legislative issues, access resources, read news, and see upcoming events.

Washington Health Benefit Exchange
The Washington State Health Benefit Exchange will act as a central source of information for individuals, families, and small businesses looking to buy health insurance. News, updates, and meeting notes are now available online.

WAHU
Get public policy information and recommendations from the Washington Association of Health Underwriters (WAHU).

WSHIP
Get updates from the Washington State Health Insurance Pool (WSHIP), which provides access to health insurance coverage for all residents of the state who have been denied individual health insurance.