Chronic Disease Management
PwC Health Research Institute’s latest report, focusing on medical cost issues U.S. health industry. There is a projected increase of 6% for 2020 which is caused by prices not Utilization. The new report which is attached identifies key issues that are driving the medical cost trends in 2020 and its impact on employers, insurers, consumers and providers: · o Employers are asserting themselves to control cost increases o Employees are reacting to additional costs due to cost sharing plans o Payers are incentivizing consumers to become more prudent in their healthcare o Key factors for increase in costs include drug spending and chronic disease management o Key factors that are helping decrease costs include employers expanding worksite clinics, nudging employees to lower-costs sites of care and creating opportunities to maximize health benefits, o Key areas to watch in 2020 include transformative technologies, proposals out of Washington DC Select one or two areas from the report that interest you and that you feel is important to address as a future healthcare leader. Your assignment includes a paper that does not exceed 3 pages. This assignment should include a review of the issue, how you would as a healthcare executive incorporate this issue into your future strategies, how does this issue enhance the overall patient outcome or delivery system in the US, the reasons as a healthcare leader you should be aware of these industry trends and how you will monitor them in the future as a healthcare leader. This assignment is a paper that should not exceed three pages and utilizes APA format, and is a times roman 12 font. Plagiarism FREE please!