Consolidation in the real world – implications for workers’ comp

There’s been a lot of mergers and acquisitions in the work comp arena, and certainly more to come. But the activity in our little corner is minor indeed compared to what’s happening in the “real world” – group health, Medicaid, and … Continue reading Consolidation in the real world – implications for workers’ comp

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Provider consolidation – higher prices, better outcomes

Over the last few years, there’s been increasing consolidation among health care providers – hospitals buying physician practices, health care systems merging, hospitals ‘partnering with’ other hospitals. Overall, consolidation of providers has led to better health outcomes but had also … Continue reading Provider consolidation – higher prices, better outcomes

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