What’s Next for American Healthcare? A Greater Focus on Insurance Consumerism

What’s Next for American Healthcare? A Greater Focus on Insurance Consumerism
Regardless of the ACA’s Future, Healthcare Consumerism Should be a Focus for Plan Sponsors

By John Turner | President and CEO, Corporate Synergies  | 4.11.2017

The sudden death of the legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was yet another twist in the long and winding road of Healthcare Reform. The insurance industry, business and medical communities, the media and insurance consumers are all asking “What’s next for American healthcare?” To answer that question: we think the spotlight will focus on insurance consumerism.

How far will President Trump and Republicans go to dismantle the ACA through administrative and legal actions? Will there ever be a bipartisan effort to fix the parts of the ACA that don’t work well? Or will the GOP take another run at their bill, the American Health Care Act, to make it palatable enough to pass the House and Senate? And where does that leave the individual insurance consumer?

All we can say for sure is that the healthcare debate is far from over.  For now, the ACA is alive and that’s where employers should put their focus…

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