CAHU President's Message

Michael Lujan


Thank you for visiting The California Association of Health Underwriters is an association for health insurance professionals, committed to ongoing professional development, networking with other professionals and advocacy on behalf of our industry and the clients we serve.

We are all about supporting agents! We are a volunteer association made up of passionate industry experts who dedicate many hours per week to support our industry and especially, the role of licensed health insurance agents. While our industry continues to evolve due to health care reform and new technology, CAHU stands as the best resource for training, legislative updates, product training and compliance tools for the entire agent community. CAHU keeps you connected to these rapid changes and able to compete with the latest tools and market knowledge.

Being a member of our agent community requires more than just a license. We welcome industry professionals who are committed to operating at the highest professional standards, according to our code of ethics. Our members understand and abide by the insurance laws of our state and country and seek to constantly to grow our knowledge and dedicated to meeting the needs of our clients before our own. CAHU is the largest industry association in the state and your state membership also includes a local and national membership. As the largest industry association in the country, NAHU (our national association) offers tremendous resources and advocacy in Washington DC and across the nation. We welcome members who may be new to the industry, or sage industry veterans who simply want to stay in touch with updates and industry trends.

Our members are:

- Independent Agents
- Large Agency Producers
- Covered California Certified Insurance Agents
- Life & Disability Agents
- Property & Casualty Agents
- Account Managers and agency support staff
- Carrier and General Agency Representatives
- Benefits Administration, HR, Payroll, PEO, TPA and related vendors

We believe California consumers are best served by licensed agents who regularly invest in their professional development and continuing education. CAHU provides robust training and monthly member meetings at any of our 13 local chapters throughout California. Our legislative representatives are recognized as some of the most influential advocates in the Capitol corridors. We invite you to review our website and member benefits to get the most of your membership.

For more than 20 years, my membership in CAHU has been the best investment in my career. I am proud to now serve as President and give back to the association that did so much for me. Join us and see how CAHU can help you grow your agency and be among the most informed and expert agents.

Welcome to CAHU!

- Michael