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Our association is a local chapter of the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU). The role of OCAHU is to promote and encourage the association of professionals in the health insurance field for the purpose of educating, promoting effective legislation, sharing information and advocating fair business practices among our members, the industry and the general public.


Mission Statement:

To promote and encourage the association of professionals in the health insurance field for the purpose of educating, promoting effective legislation, sharing information and advocating fair business practices among our members, the industry and the general public.

Our Objectives:

  • To maintain the highest standards for sale and service of Health and Disability Insurance
  • To advance public knowledge for the need and benefit of Health and Disability Insurance
  • To provide and promote a program of continuing education and self-improvement for its members
  • To be active as an association in public affairs, and to encourage its members to support and contribute to community activities
  • To advocate fair business practices as they relate to the health industry, our members, and the general public
  • To promote the code of ethics of the National Association of Health Underwriters, hereby made a part of these by-laws
  • To promote a positive relationship with local, state and national legislators, and to act as a key resource to such legislators on health insurance-related concerns
  • To provide our membership and the consumer with accurate, up-to-date information on health insurance-related topics

OCAHU also upholds the values of our national affiliation, NAHU.  Here is NAHU's Mission Statement and Code of Ethics:

NAHU will educate the public and decision makers about the value health insurance professionals deliver in helping consumers access the health care system and, through education and association involvement, increase members' ability to better serve consumers. We will do so in a financially prudent and responsible manner.

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.


OCAHU Takes National by Storm!

Delegates from our Association attended the annual National Association of Health Underwriters Convention in Kansas City, MO, June 23-26.  Our Awards team applied for the following national awards - and we brought them all home!  GREAT JOB Sarah Knapp, Awards Chair and fellow OCAHU members!

Membership
Highest Growth Rate - Large Chapter (23.73%)
Pacesetter
Large Local Chapter
Presidential Citation
Local Chapter President - Juan Lopez
Professional Development 
Robert W. Osler Award
Local Chapter
Public Service
William F. Flood Award
Local Chapter


2017-18 Annual Summary Report of Activites and Accomplishments

April 2017: OCAHU held its 21st Annual Swing “Fore” the Cure Golf Tournament benefiting Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Orange County.   OCAHU provided a donation of $30,184 (a new record!) to Cystic Fibrosis. Over 100 golfers joined in the fun with more members and guest joining us for dinner. The Habit catering truck was a fun new addition for lunch!

May 2017: Our Annual Election of the Board of Directors Meeting and Membership Recognition day on May 16th was where we recognized members for their length of time with OCAHU, LPRT members, and other milestones The members elected the New Board of Directors for the July 201-2018 term with Juan Lopez elected as our President fore the coming year.


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