Health Insurance Industry Veterans Launch Association Health Plan (AHP) Practice

Fresno, California; October 11, 2018

Lawrence Thompson and Stephen Manzelli today announced the formation of a new practice area under their new company Inventavis, focusing on Association Health Plans (AHPs). Thompson and Manzelli are health insurance industry veterans with almost 70 years of combined experience, with Thompson being one of the original architects of AHP legislation over 20 years ago and current Chair of Governance Relations for The Self Insurance Institute of America (SIIA).

The AHP practice of Inventavis will provide a comprehensive range of products and services to Associations looking to have a viable AHP offering.  The Inventavis AHP practice portfolio includes evaluation, qualification, structure, compliance, development, vendor selection, insurance/reinsurance, ancillary products, pricing, sales and marketing.

More details on the complete set of Inventavis AHP offerings can be found on the company website at

Mr. Thompson said, “We are truly excited to offer our AHP services direct to the marketplace, as this will allow us to be effective change agents in this important healthcare market segment. The regulatory climate offers both opportunities and challenges for Associations looking to add Medical and related benefits to their member benefits portfolio.  The innovation and expertise required to properly deploy an AHP goes hand-in-hand with the Inventavis corporate mission.” plan building, employee engagement, technology, customer ice, implementation and vendor selection

Mr. Manzelli added, “Inventavis is the culmination of years of market exposure, regulatory vigilance and relationship building with other healthcare leaders that we deeply enjoy working with.  AHPs represent an important offering in the healthcare vertical, something that we look forward to helping Associations get complete and accurate guidance on.  We are truly excited to launch this new practice area.”

Inventavis has offices in Albany, New York and Fresno, California to service its national client base. In addition to its operations in the US, Inventavis also performs services internationally—focused initially on the Caribbean and Central America.

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