How Health Plans Can Keep Their Approach to New Markets Nimble, Collaborative, and Effective


In Managed Care, Michael Flanagan,  associate VP for product management at McKesson Health Solutions, describes what health plans need to do to succeed on the new healthcare exchanges. Plans need new capabilities, such as flexible network management and an unprecedented level of coordination between payers and providers. Payers need to be agile, adjusting to a newly enrolled population, and need the ability to administer more complex product designs, care delivery, and reimbursement initiatives quickly and efficiently.

Flanagan lays out a template for health plans to drive their activity on the health insurance exchange.

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