Washington Association of

Health Underwriters

Day on the Hill Day On The Hill 2015 (WAHU/NAIFA)

January 27, 2015
3 CEs approved by the WA OIC

At the DoubleTree by Hilton (formerly the Phoenix Inn)
415 Capital Way North, Olympia, WA - Map
Room Reservations - (360) 570-0555
Make room reservations early - The DoubleTree tends to sell out.

Proposed Morning Agenda


Welcome and Introductions


Update on the Washington Health Benefit Exchange
- Catherine Bailey, Director of Healthplanfinder Business


Governor Inslee's Health Policy Objectives for 2015
- Jason McGill, Health Policy Advisor-Office of the Governor


Priorities for Life Insurers in the 2015 Legislative Session
- Mr. John Mangan, Regional Vice President, American Council of Life Insurers


Legislative Budget and Policy Priorities for the 2015 Session
- Speakers TBA


Priorities for Health Plans in the 2015 Legislative Session
- Ms. Grace Campbell, Reg. Dir., State Affairs, America's Health Insurance Plans
- Ms. Sydney Smith Zvara, Exec. Dir., Association of Washington Healthcare Plans


Issue Briefing-Health and Life Insurance Priorities for WAHU NAIFA Members
(Talking Points Papers to be Reviewed)
- Mel Sorensen

The Afternoon

The afternoon is reserved for you and your fellow local members to meet with your Legislators and discuss our "talking points" which will be provided by our Lobbyist, Mel Sorensen.

We need your voice and your participation

Contact your Legislator NOW to make an appointment to meet in the afternoon

To find your legislator or for contact information:

The 2015 Spring Symposium

Seattle – March 25, 2015
Hilton Seattle Airport & Conference Center
17620 International Blvd, Seattle, 98188

Spokane – March 26, 2015
Lincoln Center
1316 N Lincoln St, Spokane 99201


Sponsored by Premera Blue Cross

Exhibitors and Sponsors

Are you interested in exhibiting at one or both of the symposiums? Would you like to be a sponsor for some extra recognition and support the symposium at the same time?

If so, the details and printable registration form are in the Exhibitor"s Spring Symposium Flyer in both WORD and PDF formats.


Health Underwriters Political Action Committee (HUPAC) is NAHU's political action committee.
You can contribute to it in either of two ways:

Contribute online: Go to HUPAC Donate Now page. Use your NAHU email address to log in.
Fax a completed HUPAC contributions form (PDF) to the fax number on the form.

See our HUPAC page for more information.

Do you have an upcoming Event?

Email your request to wahu@wahu-online.org along with event flyers
and we will post your event on our calendar.

Mission Statement

The Washington Association of Health Underwriters promotes the highest level of professional and ethical conduct amongst its membership. We deliver education, public policy information and policy recommendations to our members. In addition, we advocate consumer choice, accessible and affordable quality health care for our communities.

Code of Ethics

  • To hold the selling, service and administration of health insurance and related products and services as a professional and public trust and do all in my power to maintain its prestige.
  • To keep paramount the needs of those whom I serve.
  • To respect my clients' trust in me, and to never do anything which would betray their trust or confidence.
  • To give all service possible when service is needed.
  • To present policies factually and accurately, providing all information necessary for the issuance of sound insurance coverage to the public I serve.
  • To use no advertising which I know may be false or misleading.
  • To consider the sale, service and administration of health insurance and related products and services as a career, to know and abide by the laws of any jurisdiction Federal and State in which I practice and seek constantly to increase my knowledge and improve my ability to meet the needs of my clients.
  • To be fair and just to my competitors, and to engage in no practices which may reflect unfavorably on myself or my industry.
  • To treat prospects, clients and companies fairly by submitting applications which reveal all available information pertinent to underwriting a policy.
  • To extend honest and professional conduct to my clients, associates, fellow agents and brokers, and the company or companies whose products I represent.

The Fine Print

Event Registration

You will receive an email confirmation on successful online registration for an event and you will be added to the registration list for that event.

If for some reason you do not receive a confirmation email, you may email wahu@asi-seattle.net or call 206-623-8632 to confirm your reservation and/or to have a confirmation email sent to you.

Cancellation policy

Reservations must be cancelled on or before an event's cancellation deadline in order to receive a refund for that event. There are no refunds for an event that has no cancellation deadline.

Please email wahu@asi-seattle.net if you need more information.

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