Researchers find the current health plan environment is not conducive to profitability for new provider-sponsored plans. Given proposed cuts to Medicaid and changes to individual plans in the American Health Care Act, the future of the remaining provider-sponsored plans could face even greater uncertainty.
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Allan Baumgarten is an independent research analyst whose work focuses on health care policy, finance and local market strategies. He publishes Minnesota Health Market Review and reports in eight other states analyzing trends and strategies for health care payers and providers. He works with a variety of organizations to help them analyze the market competition and policy issues they face and to develop business strategies to meet the challenges of dynamic markets and health reform. His clients include health plans, provider organizations, government agencies and manufacturers of pharmaceuticals and other health products and services. For more information, visit www.allanbaumgarten.com.