BDO’S 8 PREDICTIONS FOR THE HEALTHCARE REVOLUTION IN 2018
In a post from March 2018, BDO makes 8 predictions that will shape the industry in 2018.
“From blockbuster deals, to unprecedented medical and technology breakthroughs, there is a major development in the healthcare industry nearly every day.”
BDO sees three foundational shifts taking shape: the move from mandates to choice, regulation to competition, and subsidies to actuarial soundness. These moves are driving revolutionary disruption and improving healthcare delivery for patients, providers, payers, drug companies, and investors.
Here are the top trends BDO predicts will shape the industry in 2018.
- Amazon Becomes Pharmacy Benefits Provider
- Walmart Enters Healthcare Industry
- CMS Will Greatly Expand Telehealth Coverage
- Health Orgs Will Run late on ASC 606
- Blockchain Comes to Healthcare
- Safety Nets Shutter
- Brace For The Breach
- Sovereign Wealth Funds Will Increase Investments in Healthcare