Health Industry Forum

January 10, 2013

Post-Election Outlook for the Health Care Industry

Implementation of the Affordable Care Act has created a range of new opportunities and challenges for health plans and providers. Although Congress continues to struggle with long-run deficit reduction, future controls on Medicare and Medicaid spending growth seem inevitable. Health care markets are becoming more turbulent as providers and insurers position in anticipation of new payment systems and new alliances are forming across traditional industry boundaries. This roundtable examined the forces and trends that will influence the health insurance, health care delivery, and biopharmaceutical sectors over the next five to ten years.




Health Insurance Outlook
Karen Ignagni, MBA, President and Chief Executive Officer, America's Health Insurance Plans

Provider Perspective
Kevin Schulman, MD, MBA, Associate Director, Duke Clinical Research Institute

Pharmaceutical and Device Industry Outlook
Kathy Buto, MPA, VP, Global Health Policy, Johnson & Johnson