Oliver Wyman's Todd Van Tol and Sukanya Soderland spoke at this year's AHIP Institute and have these observations to share about the outlook for payers.

Senior Vice President, Health Care Value, BCBSM
Chief Strategy Officer, BCBS of Massachusetts

Focusing on consumer experience is no longer a marketing maybe for payers; it is increasingly a business imperative.

Senior Vice President, Health Care Value, BCBSM
Chief Strategy Officer, BCBS of Massachusetts

Most payer-provider partnerships are still in the test-and-learn phase – adapting their approaches based on local market conditions and stakeholder objectives. However, some key takeaways have emerged.

Senior Vice President, Health Care Value, BCBSM
Partner, Health & Life Sciences, Oliver Wyman
Engagement Manager, Oliver Wyman

Insights into how Blue plans can navigate current market pressures and chart a successful path forward.

Senior Vice President, Health Care Value, BCBSM
Global Head, Health Services, Oliver Wyman

UnitedHealth Group's recent exit from government-organized health insurance exchanges highlights continued challenges in the ACA Marketplace.

Senior Vice President, Health Care Value, BCBSM
Principal, Oliver Wyman

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Price transparency takes center stage in 2016 as plans invest in user-friendly price tools and consumers incorporate cost information into healthcare decisions.

Senior Vice President, Health Care Value, BCBSM

Is like-like consolidation a good thing? Is it sufficient to create real value? We make the case that this approach is too cautious over the long term.

Managing Partner, Health & Life Sciences, and Global Chair for I&D, Oliver Wyman
Senior Vice President, Health Care Value, BCBSM

In a recent AIS webinar, Oliver Wyman’s Health Services lead Todd Van Tol presented “Insurer Strategies for Large Groups.” In his presentation he explores how the healthcare insurance market is evolving, noting that by 2018 one in three Americans are expected to be buying a different insurance product than they do today, through a channel that didn’t exist three years ago, receiving 30% of their care outside of a traditional health system.

Senior Vice President, Health Care Value, BCBSM

Powerful new consumer tools are shedding light on previously hidden service costs and quality outcomes in healthcare. Yet, a closer look reveals that transparency solutions may have unintended, less-than-favorable consequences for consumers.

Senior Vice President, Health Care Value, BCBSM
Partner, Health & Life Sciences, Oliver Wyman