MAHP works closely with all levels of government to achieve fair legislative and regulatory policies and to foster growth in the health benefits industry.

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MAHP BOARD OF DIRECTORS


PRESIDENT

Aaron Sisk

President and Chief Executive Officer

Magnolia Health Plan


SECRETARY, TREASURER

Shawn McLaughlin

Regional Director, Network Development

MultiPlan


DIRECTORS:


Bridget Galatas

Plan President and Chief Executive Officer

Molina Healthcareof MS


Mark Garnett

President, Southeast Market

Cigna HealthSpring


Daniel M. Harrison II
Director of Government Affairs
Arkansas - Louisiana - Mississippi
WellCare


Jeff Wedin

Chief Executive Officer

UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of MS


LaCosta Wix

Associate General Counsel

Regulatory Affairs, Gulf States Region

UnitedHealthcare






about us 


WHO WE ARE

The Mississippi Association of Health Plans is a nonprofit organization established to promote the interests of member health plans. The Association facilitates communication among members and with the healthcare industry on issues of common concern, and maintains contact with healthcare associations in other states and nationally. MAHP is a 501(c)(4) organization.


LEADERSHIP

The MAHP Board of Directors includes operating leaders from a wide range of Mississippi health plans and serves a diverse membership base reflecting the diversity of Mississippi's healthcare needs.   Our Board shares a common drive to use the tools of managed care to advance higher quality and lower cost healthcare.


MEMBERSHIP

MAHP members benefit from our expertise in advocating on healthcare issues before state policymakers. Blanketing the field of licensed healthcare service plans, membership helps businesses network with health plan leadership and those in affiliated fields.  MAHP offers a range of membership levels that best fit your organization’s needs.



COMMITTEES


LEGISLATIVE & REGULATORY AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
Studies and recommends positions on proposed legislation. Assists in education of state legislators on health benefits. Occasionally called to testify at legislative hearings or to assist with lobbying in support of MAHP positions.  Provides input on regulatory issues and coordinates responses on behalf of the industry.


COMMUNICATIONS & EDUCATION COMMITTEE
Works closely with MAHP staff to develop, plan and deliver high-quality educational events and meetings.   Provides direction for MAHP’s relationship with the public through the media as well as member communications. Oversees website and social media development.  Provides support for activities of other committees.


MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE
Recruits MAHP members and promotes membership renewal.  Makes recommendations on criteria for membership and dues structure.