PwC’s Health Research Institute (HRI) today published its annual list of the Top Health Industry Issues for 2013. With the Health Industry accounting for almost 20% of the US economy, the transformations occuring this year and these issues could be critical.
PWC’s article and list linked below highlights issues such as:
- Nearly 30 million newly insured Americans with the Affordable Healthcare Act going into effect 1/1/14
- Medical Equipment/Device Tax of 2.3 percent affecting the $380 billion industry
- Customer revolution and importance of customer ratings
- Employer’s rethinking benefits