Top Drivers of Health Care Costs 2010

A recent Managed Healthcare Executive article (Oct 2009) provides survey data from 650 people at health plans, PBMs, disease management companies, and hospitals.  [As a side note, I was really surprised at how far off this group’s estimates were relative to the impact of prescription costs…which are generally in the 10-12% of total healthcare costs.]

Top Drivers of Cost 2010

Another survey I found interesting in the article was why health plans are perceived as dishonest.

Why Healthplans Perceived DishonestAnother part of the survey had 7.8% of people saying that patients (consumers) are less interested in health and that the primary reasons for lack of engagement were:

Barriers to mbr engagement

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