Existential Threats to Healthcare Providers

There are a number of well-known threats to our healthcare system and business model as we have known it for over 50 years. These threats are real and will cause major failures and mass consolidations in the industry. These threats include:

  • Reduced reimbursement rates from CMS and private insurers
  • No “new” money from primary payers
  • Unknown pathway between Volume (FFS) and Value (P4P)
  • Persistent lack of integration
  • Industry shift to retail
  • Long history as a wholesale culture
  • Dated marketing infrastructure
  • Bricks and mortar disrupters
  • Digital disrupters

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