With $3.8-trillion spent on healthcare in 2019, climbing mortality rates, and unsustainable out-of-pocket costs for consumers, the 2020 election year will have healthcare at center stage. Pundits are already discussing the potential impact of Medicare for All, what happens if the Affordable Care Act falls in the Supreme Court, and how the executive order mandating price transparency will shape the way consumers shop for care.
Considering this volatility, Forrester is making these predictions for the healthcare market in 2020:
As the political dust settles, the direction of HCOs' operating models and growth strategies will become clear. In the meantime, healthcare digital business leaders must plan and remain agile to adapt to the ever-changing landscape.
For a full in-depth look at all of our healthcare predictions, check out the full report here. To understand the major dynamics that will impact firms across industries next year, download Forrester's Predictions 2020 guide.
This post was written by Senior Analyst Jeff Becker and originally appeared here.