TITLE

IT And The Internet May Threaten Health Insurer Profits

AUTHOR(S)
Kingley, Jay R.; Uphoff, Barry
PUB. DATE
November 1998
SOURCE
National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;11/9/98, Vol. 102 Issue 45, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the possibility that Internet commerce and other information technology advances may threaten health insurer profits. Emergence of communities of value that allow buyers and consumers of health care to band together, share information and begin disintermediating the payors; Demand for more information from health care providers, employers and patients.
ACCESSION #
1305877

 

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