A Look At Recent Efforts To Contain Health Care Costs
By Andrew Bab, Maura Kathleen Monaghan, Kevin Rinker, Paul Rubin and Jacob StahlJanuary 5, 2018, 1:21 PM EST
Law360, New York (January 5, 2018, 1:21 PM EST) -- Health care costs remain a significant concern to both public and private payors. At both the federal and state levels, government payors and other entities have developed initiatives to contain costs and promote accessibility to reasonably priced health care. Private payors are pursuing similar objectives through vertical integration. These developments create strategic opportunities and risks for different health care industry subsectors.
People will always need health care. As the U.S. population ages, demand for costly health care will only increase. Entities that can develop cost-effective strategies...