Matthew D. Eyles


Matthew (Matt) Eyles is president/CEO of America’s Health Insurance Plans, the national trade association representing health insurance providers. He leads the association toward fulfilling its mission and vision: expanding access to affordable healthcare coverage to all Americans through a competitive marketplace that fosters choice, quality and innovation. He joined AHIP in 2015 and led its Policy and Regulatory Affairs team. He was COO before his appointment as president/CEO. Mr. Eyles has more than two decades of healthcare experience in the private sector and in government. He has led teams at Fortune 200 healthcare companies in diverse roles—including public policy, government affairs, advocacy and corporate communications—with both a U.S. and global focus. Before joining AHIP, Mr. Eyles held senior executive positions at Coventry Health Care Inc. (now an Aetna company) and Wyeth (now a subsidiary of Pfizer Inc.). Through his work at Avalere Health, he has been a consultant to some of the largest global and U.S. healthcare companies and organizations. He began his career at the Congressional Budget Office, where he worked on many issues, including healthcare, budget policy and regulatory policy. Mr. Eyles is on the board of directors of the National Health Council and was previously on the board of the Network for Excellence in Health Innovation. He was named among the “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” in 2018 by Modern Healthcare. He earned undergraduate degrees in political science and history from The George Washington University and a graduate degree in public policy from the University of Rochester (N.Y.).


Tuesday, March 21
9:00–10:30 a.m.
Leadership Insights: Payer Perspectives—Trends, Affordability and Navigating What's Next