The Impact of Mergers in the Healthcare Industry by Mark Perlberg, CEO
Major consolidation in the healthcare industry has been taking place recently as several large healthcare providers and other related services like pharmacy benefits managers have announced mergers. With uncertainty surrounding outcomes, what might this trend mean for employers?
No one knows for sure what the impact of these combinations will be, but we do know that there will likely be fewer vendor choices in the future. Employers everywhere are concerned about what this could mean for the costs of their healthcare benefits. This is an issue to carefully monitor as more changes are likely coming. Oasis is here to keep our clients up-to-date on this area of concern and help them control their healthcare costs.