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1 in 5 Health Systems to Become Payers by 2018
Health Leaders Media

Health systems are increasingly taking on new roles and becoming health insurers. Spurred by healthcare reform, the creation of health insurance exchanges, and a shift to population health, health systems are assessing the opportunities of becoming a payer against the risk of taking that step in the ever evolving healthcare industry.

In a June survey of more than 100 hospitals and health system across the country, 34% responded that they already own health plans.

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