Major employers are concerned with the state of their relationship with their health plans and don’t believe they have been well-served. That’s the message that David Lansky, president and CEO of Pacific Business Group on Health, a coalition of 50 large companies, brought to insurers at AHIP 2013 in Las Vegas.
He also had a stark warning: Only a quarter of his member employers expect to offer health benefits a decade from now if nothing changes. Lansky came with a wish list that employers, who increasingly will flex their purchasing power, want from their insurers. They want payers to aggressively drive out waste, support a durable reduction in costs, continue to offer benefits but with cost sharing and consumer incentives, improve outcomes by providing a competitive market that rewards outcomes, and work toward a health system that makes quality of care predictable and reliable.
Register or login for access to this item and much more
All Health Data Management content is archived after seven days.
Community members receive:
- All recent and archived articles
- Conference offers and updates
- A full menu of enewsletter options
- Web seminars, white papers, ebooks
Already have an account? Log In
Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access