Topic Payments


Against the odds: How payors can succeed under persistent uncertainty

The US health insurance industry continues to be defined by uncertainty. The 25 articles in this compendium can help health insurers navigate the changes ahead.


Growing employer interest in innovative ways to control healthcare costs

Employers are showing increasing interest in new payment, delivery, and funding models. To capture the opportunity, payors must be able to target appropriate employers; educate employers, employees, and brokers; and demonstrate savings.


The next wave of change for US healthcare payments

The development of an automated payment network would reduce bad debt, cut administrative costs, and save billions of dollars.


Revisiting healthcare payments: An industry still in need of overhaul

While pilots are underway and some progress is being made to restructure US healthcare payments, there is still much more to be done.


US healthcare payments: Remedies for an ailing system

As American consumers shoulder more of the burden of healthcare costs, new models are needed to facilitate payment flows, combat growing bad debt, and improve efficiency across the value chain.


Overhauling the US healthcare payment system

A hugely inefficient payment system is ripe for transformation. The inefficiency is concentrated in the $250B that consumers pay doctors and hospitals, and the $1.3T that insurers send to these providers.