2012 and Beyond: Health Payer Forecast

Health payers have much to consider in the coming months and years. Regardless of the direction of PPACA legislation, managing the cost of care continues to be the primary challenge.

Bridge Strategy consultants Stuart Gunn and John Stephens give their insights into anticipated considerations as: preparation for state-run health exchanges, working with an increasingly concentrated provider system, and strategic growth opportunities.

With cost pressure continuing as the main issue on the horizon, Stuart and John address the increasing shift to HSA plans, defined contribution, and other means to impact the growth in health care spending.