About Us

The MAHU Mission Statement

Our Association is a chapter of the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU), which has over 20,000 members nationwide.  The role of MAHU is to help our members with regard to professional education and standards, to monitor and participate in Legislative affairs that effect our business and more importantly our clients, and to do all that we can to make sure that our clients continue to have access to the maximum amount of quality and choices when it comes to insurance for the health care needs of themselves and their families.

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

 

MAHU also upholds the values of our national affiliation, NAHU.  

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.

 

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