Howard Lapsley

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Opportunities in Voluntary Benefits

In the face of today’s market turmoil and revenue insecurity, ancillary products offer a stable, growing profit pool for health plans.

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Chris Bernene

Partner, Health & Life Sciences, Oliver Wyman
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Howard Lapsley

Partner, Health & Life Sciences, Oliver Wyman

A Tale of Two Retailers and What it Means for Healthcare

Earlier this week, on the same day, Gap announced it was closing 175 or 25% of its retail stores, while CVS Health proclaimed it was purchasing Target’s pharmacy and clinic business for $1.9 billion as part of an aggressive expansion push.

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Howard Lapsley

Partner, Health & Life Sciences, Oliver Wyman
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Insights: Health Plans' Evolving View of Retail Health

Traditionally, visits to retail clinics were almost an entirely out-of-pocket expense. Now, as Forbes reports, retailers like CVS, Walgreens, and Wal-Mart are finding that the majority of their clinics’ visits are covered by insurance. Oliver Wyman’s Howard Lapsley puts this milestone into perspective.

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Howard Lapsley

Partner, Health & Life Sciences, Oliver Wyman