AANA Member Benefits

AANA Member Benefits

This information is available in a printed brochure at no cost from the AANA Bookstore.
Ask for the "Benefits and Services Provided to AANA Members" brochure.
As an AANA Member, You Enjoy These Benefits and Services! 
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Affinity Program Partners

 

Advocating for CRNA Issues:

Heightened Public Awareness of the Profession
  • Greater professional recognition and identity
  • National public relations campaign to educate the public regarding the role of nurse anesthetists
  • Patient information brochures and videotapes for use by practicing CRNAs
 
Support Regarding Business and Clinical Practice Issues
  • Consultative assistance on employment practices, clinical practice issues, and quality of care issues
  • Guidance on regulatory and institutional accreditation issues
  • National representation with relevant external health agencies
  • Practice publications, such as monographs and position statements
  • AANA Peer Assistance Helpline -- (800) 654-5167
 
Government Affairs Activities
  • One of the nation's most influential PACs
  • Input on important issues through AANA's Washington, D.C. and Park Ridge offices
  • Coordination and liaison with regulatory bodies such as CMS and HHS
  • AANA Government Relations Hotline
  • Tracking and analysis of state legislation and regulations in more than 25 subject areas
  • Provide strategic consultation and issue briefings to state associations and their lobbyists and attorneys
  • Answer questions concerning state legislative and regulatory requirements and provisions
  • Lobbying on federal and state CRNA issues
  • Coordination of grassroots efforts
  • Prominent Washington presence for Association on Capitol Hill
  • Legislative coverage in the AANA periodicals
  • "Day on the Hill" activities in conjunction with Mid-Year Assembly
  • Presence at Washington fundraisers
 
Publications that Inform and Educate
  • Information on the latest scientific/educational advancements in the bimonthly AANA Journal
  • News on healthcare policy and other nurse anesthesia issues in the monthly AANA NewsBulletin and bimonthly electronic newsletter Anesthesia E-ssential
  • A calendar of AANA continuing education program events
  • Opportunities for CRNAs to have articles published in the Journal and NewsBulletin
  • Publish and market books on topics of interest to nurse anesthetists.
 
Informative Meetings
  • Networking opportunities
  • Reduced registration fees for AANA members
  • Nurse Anesthesia Annual Congress that is the largest gathering of CRNAs and colleagues of its kind
  • Mid-Year Assembly focusing on state leadership and government affairs issues and providing firsthand exposure to AANA's healthcare lobbying efforts
  • Annual Assembly of States that focuses on state association management and national issues
  • Annual Assembly of School Faculty especially for anesthesia educators
  • Hands-on, practice-oriented programs in the AANA Foundation Learning Center

Support for Nurse Anesthesia Education
  • Ensure adequate supply of CRNAs
  • Fund student scholarships through the AANA Foundation
  • Printed materials, speaking engagements, and exhibits aimed at recruiting nurses into the nurse anesthesia profession
  • Standards for CRNA education
  • Procurement of government funding for CRNA education
  • Identification of sources for student scholarships and/or loan programs
  • Faculty development programs
  • CRNA scholarships for advanced education

Quality and Patient Safety
  • Support credentialing mechanisms that serve the public's trust
  • Establish standards and guidelines for practice
  • Provide patient education information
  • Participate in national organizations focused on healthcare quality and patient safety initiatives
  • Disseminate Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation Newsletter electronically.
  • Participate in coalition activities with other healthcare organizations
 
Continuing Education Activities
  • Maintenance of continuing education records for recertification
  • Access to online AANA CE transcript
  • Review and approval of continuing education programs
 
Support for Research
  • Research Forum Program
  • Consultation for research activities
  • Fund research proposals through the AANA Foundation
  • Workshops for researchers
  • State of the Science Sessions at Annual Meeting

AANA Insurance Services
  • Professional liability insurance for CRNAs in virtually every practice setting
  • Online insurance application and renewal process
If you are interested, you can reach AANA's Professional Liability Insurance Program by visiting www.aana.com, and logging into the Members section, or by calling 1-800-343-1368.
 
Other Member Services
  • AANA Bookstore and Resource Center
  • Inclusion in AANA database of CRNAs eligible for Medicare reimbursement
  • Group and individual health insurance programs, including health savings accounts
  • Home and auto insurance program
  • Disability income protection and life insurance
  • AANA MasterCard® credit card
  • Annual nurse anesthesia practice and employment survey
  • Estate planning seminars sponsored by the AANA Foundation
  • Archives to record historical contributions of CRNAs and the AANA
AANA Online Services
 

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This information is available in a printed brochure at no cost from the AANA Bookstore. Ask for the "Your AANA Membership Benefits and Services" brochure.
 

 Other Insurance Benefits

 
AANA Health Insurance Benefits Program 
 
This program offers preferred provider organizations (PPOs), health savings accounts, individual and family plans, short term health plans, and student coverage.
Lock in your rate for 3 years!
 
Benefits include:
  • Your choice of doctors and hospitals, or choose from one of our 115 different PPO networks.
  • Your choice of deductible and coinsurance options, with an average savings of 42 percent.
  • Optional free health savings account.
  • A 3-year rate guarantee regardless of claims for new and existing customers.
  • Lifetime maximum benefit up to $25 million.
  • Plans with a $20, $25, $30, or $40 copay for doctor visits.
  • Wellness benefits and prescription drug card.
  • Optional dental and vision card.
  • Instant online quotes available.
  • Worldwide coverage, 24 hours a day.
If you are interested, you can reach us at 
888-624-5870
 or our health benefits website at www.AANAhealthplans.com 
 

AANA Home & Auto Insurance Program
 
Program Description
The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists has chosen MetLife Auto & Home® to offer you great deals on auto and home insurance.
Policies available include:
  • Auto
  • Home
  • Landlord's rental dwelling
  • Condo
  • Fire
  • Renter's
  • Recreational vehicle
  • Boat
  • Personal excess liability ("Umbrella")
Benefits
As a member of the AANA, you have access to special group savings and discounts. Here are some of the premium discounts (maximum amount):*
  • Up to 15 percent group discount
  • Five percent discount for monthly bank account deduction
  • Up to 20 percent for your years of membership
  • Superior driver discounts, multiple-policy discounts and more
Convenient Payment Options
You may choose to have your premiums automatically deducted from your bank account. With these options, insurance premiums are spread throughout the policy term. Plus, most states allow an additional discount when you choose bank account deduction as your method of payment.** Other payment options are available, including credit care billing.
Free Premium Quotes and Application Processing
As everyone's insurance policies renew at different times during the year, you may apply for group auto and home insurance at any time by calling 1-877-491-5089. An insurance specialist will provide you with free, no obligation, premium quotes.
*Some discounts apply to certain coverages.
**Available in most states to those who qualify.
MetLife Auto and MetLife Auto & Home are brands of Metropolitan Property and Casualty Insurance Company and its affiliates: Economy Fire & Casualty Company, Economy Preferred Insurance Company, Metropolitan Casualty Insurance Company, Metropolitan Direct Property and Casualty Insurance Company (CA Certificate of Authority: 6730, Warwick, R.I.), Metropolitan General Insurance Company, Metropolitan Group Property and Casualty Insurance Company (CA COA: 6393; Warwick, R.I.), and Metropolitan Lloyds Insurance Company of Texas, all with administrative home offices in Warwick, R.I. Coverage, rates and discounts are available in most states to those who qualify. © 2010 MetLife Auto & Home. L0710117382[exp0613][All States]

AANA Identity Theft Assist
Recently cited by the Consumer Federation of America as the service with which they were “most impressed,” this program offers the most comprehensive recovery system available to those affected by identity theft, including:
  • Access to “Real Time” Credit Reports
  • Credit Report Alerts
  • Fraud Alert Placement
  • ID Theft Affidavit Completion & Submission
  • Assistance with ID Replacement
  • Free Initial Legal Consultation
AANA is proud to offer this program to its members at a specially negotiated discount of more than 40 percent off the general public annual price. We also urge anyone who is interested not to wait as the ID Theft Assist program is designed for enrollment before an ID theft incident happens. The program will not cover incidents that are discovered prior to enrollment. www.idtheftassist.com/aana.asp


AANA Life and Disability Income Programs
AANA members have access to both Life Insurance and Disability Income Programs, with the following plan benefits:
  • Exclusive CRNA "own occupation" benefit
  • Partial disability benefit is included 
  • Rehabilitation benefit is included 
  • Specially arranged group premium rates
  • Cost of living adjustment (COLA) option
  • Automatic benefit increase option
  • Guaranteed renewable
  • Monthly benefits up to $12,000
  • Benefits payable to age 65
For more information, call 1-800-528-4619 or visit www.youraanaplans.com 
 
 
 

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