Tools & Research McKinsey on Healthcare leverages McKinsey’s proprietary research and analysis. More information about these tools and the other major research sources that power our thinking is available below.

Consumer

Consumer Exchange Simulation

With this tool, users (typically, payors) design a suite of insurance products that can then be sold on a simulated online exchange.With this tool, users (typically, payors) design a suite of insurance products that can then be sold on a simulated online exchange.
Consumer

Consumer Health Insights (CHI) Survey

This unique annual survey provides information on the opinions, preferences, and behaviors of more than 14,500 consumers, as well as the environmental factors that influence their healthcare choices.
Consumer

Customer Experience Survey

McKinsey’s customer experience survey is an annual survey of US consumers that focuses on customer satisfaction and its drivers.
Provider Research, Reform

Exchange Offering Database

The Exchange Offering Database offers a granular view of all individual exchange products across the country, both those offered in 2014 and those currently offered for 2015, as well as pre-reform benchmarks.
Provider Research, Reform

Labor Optimization Tool (LOT)

The LOT assists hospitals with labor planning by taking a holistic view of patient demand, quality considerations, and cost. Reports and recommendations are generated to help facilities test multiple staffing and demand scenarios, and provide forward-looking staffing recommendations.
Reform

McKinsey Predictive Agent-based Coverage Tool (MPACT)

MPACT is a micro-simulation model that uses a comprehensive set of inputs and a distinctive approach to modeling consumer and employer behavior to project how health insurance coverage may change post-reform.
Consumer

Medicaid Consumer Survey

Quantitative consumer insights about the current Medicaid population and potential new entrants to the program have been difficult to come by.
Reform

Medicaid Managed Care Program Database

The Medicaid Managed Care Program Database offers a granular view of all capitated managed care programs across the country, broken down by state and program, as of January 2015.
Payor Financial Models

Medicare Growth Model

McKinsey’s Medicare Growth Model enables clients to calculate projected growth in the Medicare-eligible population as a whole and in different segments of the Medicare market.
Organization

Organizational Health Index (OHI)

The OHI measures and tracks the elements of organizational effectiveness that are directly related to financial and operational performance and offers actionable insights into areas of improvement.
Organization

OrgLab

OrgLab is a tech-enabled solution that unlocks hidden insights in HR data, enables users to visualize new org design scenarios, and empowers business leaders with tools and capabilities to make effective organizational decisions.
Payor Financial Models

Payor Financial Database (PFD)

The PFD aggregates and verifies information from SNL Financial, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, and other public sources to create a consolidated set of P&L data by carrier, by state, by line of business.
Provider Research

Physician Survey

In 2011, McKinsey surveyed more than 1,400 US physicians from a range of geographies and specialties (including primary care, internal medicine subspecialties, and surgery) about a number of topics, such as readiness for reform, waste and inefficiency in healthcare, employment and alignment models, and financial risk sharing.
Reform

Private Exchange Simulation

The private exchange simulation allows payors to better understand their employees’ behavior and preferences. This tool simulates a defined-contribution environment in which group-insured employees are given a fixed sum of money that they can use to purchase a range of major medical and supplemental products in an online market.
Reform

Product Filing Review (PFR)

The PFR was developed jointly by the McKinsey Center for U.S. Health System Reform and McKinsey Advance Healthcare Analytics (MAHA). Instead of estimates and projections, the PFR offers a real-time view of what has actually been filed—more than 150,000 pages of detailed data so far—for plan year 2014.
Reform

Provider Reform Impact and Stress-test Model (PRISM)

McKinsey's Provider Reform Implications Stress-test Model (PRISM) is a financial forecasting platform that integrates a broad array of data sources, including hospital financial data, MPACT county-level covered lives projections, and extensive legislative research, resulting in a tailor-made forecast offering for providers.
Provider Research

Provider-led Plan Database

The provider-led plan database offers a comprehensive up-to-date integrated list of 106 providers with associated health plans and respective covered lives (~15 million) across the U.S. by lines of business, including individual, small group, large group, ASO, Medicaid, and Medicare Advantage, as well as individual exchange product information.
Consumer

Research into Leading Consumer Companies

McKinsey’s Consumer Experience Practice has conducted research into 75 leading consumer companies to identify best practices in creating a strong consumer experience.
Payor Financial Models

Roll Forward Model (RFM)

The RFM enables payor clients to use their own claims data to make predictions about the future profitability of specific groups and markets.