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Healthcare Payer CIOs Should Start Planning Now for 2018 ACA Replacement Scenarios

Published: 07 February 2017

ID: G00323862

Analyst(s): Bryan Cole


Payers are bracing for another period of uncertainty and change as lawmakers debate the fate of the ACA and possible replacements or revisions. Payer CIOs must use 2017 to prepare for 2018 IT impacts by planning alternate scenarios.

Table Of Contents


  • Introduction
  • Health-Value Management Is a Lens for 2018 Strategic Plans
  • Recommendations
  • Market Scenarios and Trigger Questions
    • Individual and Public Exchange
    • Commercial Employer Group
    • Managed Medicaid
    • Medicare Advantage
  • Visioning the Worst Scenario: Replacement Inaction

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