The arrival of consumer-centric healthcare.

  title={The arrival of consumer-centric healthcare.},
  author={Amit K Gupta},
  journal={Managed care quarterly},
  volume={11 1},
Rising employer healthcare costs are driving the need for new cost-saving benefit programs. Consumer-driven health plans have the potential to create savings for employers and better care options for patients. Furthermore, three fundamental forces need to come together for these health plans to become a reality. First, employees need to view healthcare benefits as assets and be provided with the tools to manage those assets. Second, employees must have continuity in the management of their… CONTINUE READING