posted by Alicia Caramenico
on April 3, 2017
In March, AHIP held its National Health Policy Conference and National Conference on the Individual and Small-Group Markets. In addition to discussing top policy priorities, we also highlighted ways our member health plans empower patients and lead to better outcomes. Here’s a look back at the most-read blog posts.
Health plans large and small have placed a greater emphasis on empowering the consumer, giving them a variety of tools to control their coverage and care.
We all have different perspectives and different ideas for how we can achieve our end goal. But our goal is the same: to ensure every American has access to affordable coverage and quality care so they can achieve their best health.
The idea of improved clinical outcomes, something long thought to have been in the purview of health systems and other providers, is now considered to a be a worthy and achievable health plan goal.
Affording states more room to innovate can generate new insights on how to better serve Medicaid beneficiaries—with the potential for improving health outcomes and lowering costs over the long term.