Tribal First acquires American Indian Health Services


Tribal First, a division of Alliant Specialty Insurance Services, has acquired American Indian Health Services (AIHS).

The acquisition pairs Tribal First, the nation’s largest tribal insurance brokerage, with one of Indian Country’s leading providers of healthcare services and financing tools.

Founded in 2005, AIHS is an American Indian-owned organization dedicated to promoting tribal sovereignty to obtain best-in-class healthcare products and services. The AIHS team is comprised of dedicated specialists with experience identifying and addressing the distinct healthcare needs of American Indian and Alaska Native Tribes and related enterprises. This includes expertise in Indian health law, healthcare design, provider networks, and tribal and federal Indian Health Service (IHS) programs.

AIHS will provide additional strength and expertise to Tribal First’s Tribal Care program, a dedicated healthcare solution that coordinates with the IHS to deliver cost-effective healthcare coverage for tribes nationwide. Tribal First provides insurance, risk management, and employee benefits consulting services to more than 400 tribal nations throughout the United States and is a specialized program of Alliant Specialty Insurance Services, Alliant’s growing MGA and program administrator.

McKenna and the AIHS team will join Alliant and continue to service clients from its Sammamish, WA location. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

About Tribal First

Tribal First, a specialized program of Alliant Specialty Insurance Services, Inc., has focused exclusively on meeting the insurance and risk management needs of tribal governments and enterprises since 1993. Today, with more than 400 tribal nation relationships accounting for more than 75% of the market, Tribal First is the largest provider of insurance solutions to Native America and a leader in the specialty areas of tribal business enterprises, including gaming, alternative energy, construction, and housing authorities. In addition to delivering customized insurance programs for Native America, Tribal First offers clients a depth of knowledge and expertise that can’t be found anywhere else.

About Alliant Specialty Insurance Services

Alliant Specialty Insurance Services (ASIS) combines sound underwriting, superior claims management, and powerful distribution to deliver a range of industry-specific insurance solutions. ASIS employs a broker-centric approach to the business, offering a full range of insurance and risk management products and services backed by enhanced carrier relationships. ASIS programs are designed to position broker partners and their clients for optimum success.