2013: The Tipping Point In Health Care

Paul H. Keckley | Deloitte | January 3, 2012

In the health care industry, 2013 will be a huge year: the perfect storm of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the fiscal cliff and long-term deficit reduction, consumer dissatisfaction, and higher costs mean it’s a year when results matter.

  • It’s the year we will see just how these state health insurance exchanges work…or won’t.
  • It’s the year results from the demonstrations and pilots in the ACA like accountable care, bundled payments, and medical homes start coming in.
  • It’s the year a second term president builds his legacy free of a re-election threat...