Thriving in a World of Cost Containment

Three strategies to help independent medical groups gain new ground

New competitors are heeding the call to reduce price and utilization. Don’t be left behind.

cost containment

In 2015, prices for physician services fell 1.1%—the biggest drop in several years. This is hardly surprising, given that all major health care purchasers—the government, employers, and consumers—are trying to cut reimbursement and drive down utilization.

Purchaser pressure on cost is driving competition in new ways—potentially threatening pieces of your traditional business.

This briefing offers three core strategies to identify the internal capabilities and external opportunities necessary to not only survive, but thrive in this new cost-conscious reality.

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