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Value-based care: Is it sustainable?

Four fundamental questions can help payors and providers improve productivity and better control utilization—the prerequisites for making value-based care sustainable.

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State and private sector innovation and the future of US healthcare

Recently, McKinsey’s Center for US Health System Reform hosted an event in Washington, DC in partnership with the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy, “State and private sector innovation and the future of US health care” to discuss ways to achieve effective solutions at the national and state levels.

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What can states do to change key parameters of Medicaid?

In part I of this February 2017 conversation, Erica Coe and Stephanie Carlton of the McKinsey Center for US Health System Reform discuss this question with Thomas Barker, former General Counsel at the Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and Ken Choe, a former Deputy General Counsel and Counselor to the Office of Health Reform at HHS. Mr. Barker is now a partner and co-chair of the Healthcare Practice at Foley Hoag. Mr. Choe is now a partner at Hogan Lovells.

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What can states do to change key parameters of the individual market?

In part II of this February 2017 conversation, Erica Coe and Stephanie Carlton of the McKinsey Center for US Health System Reform discuss this question with Thomas Barker, former General Counsel at the Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and Ken Choe, a former Deputy General Counsel and Counselor to the Office of Health Reform at HHS. Mr. Barker is now a partner and co-chair of the Healthcare Practice at Foley Hoag. Mr. Choe is now a partner at Hogan Lovells.

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Winning in private health insurance through technical excellence

In private health insurance, a focus on technical excellence in product development, pricing, underwriting, and claims handling can improve insurers’ bottom line—while easing their dependence on investment returns.

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Potential impact of individual market reforms

A wide range of changes to stabilize the individual market have been proposed. This special report examines the impact some of the initiatives could have on claims costs and enrollment by the uninsured.