Consolidations are increasing the market power of hospitals, physicians and insurers in ways that may ultimately act as a major cost driver in the U.S. healthcare system. The industry claims consolidation leads to better care coordination, health outcomes, innovation and cost savings through efficiencies, but does the research suggest the same?
This Hub webinar provided an in-depth discussion on plan and provider consolidation, the impact on consumers and resources available to advocates to prevent or mitigate the negative effects of consolidation.
Healthcare Value Hub (Moderator)
Aetna-Humana, Anthem-Cigna Proposed Mergers
Assessing Consolidation in Your State