Trends Report

The Time Is Now! Health Insurers Need To Maneuver Quickly During This Period Of ACA Uncertainty

February 18th, 2020

Summary

The recent Supreme Court ruling means another year of Affordable Care Act (ACA) uncertainty for health insurers, but if they take decisive action, that time could be a golden opportunity. Timely strategic investments in Managed Medicaid membership growth will ensure that health insurers avoid an expensive entrance into an oversaturated market and lock in a growing revenue stream now. Emerging technologies like analytics and virtual care will help health insurers better manage the US’s high-risk population and build stronger profit margins in the Medicaid market. There’s a favorable risk-reward profile for health insurers that double down on Managed Medicaid while the ACA awaits its fate.

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