Industry Voices—We need 'activist' employers like Amazon to change healthcare as we know it
August 10, 2018 / Scott Shreeve
Activist employers are upending the $3 trillion American healthcare industry. These employers are reinventing their companies’ health care programs instead of relying on an outdated system guided by traditional insurers and benefits advisers. Increasingly, such employers, in partnership with new health care providers, are leveraging their positions as payers to offer new benefit designs, engage in direct contracting and put care delivery providers on notice about high-value, best-outcome care.