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The Overlap between Payer and Provider Services to Patients - Who Does What? Why?

HIMSS17 Social Media Ambassadors, Mandi Bishop and Colin Hung, came together in Orlando to discuss the blurred lines between providers and payers. Will we see a time when providers become payers and payers become providers? Are they even capable of taking on these new roles? Tune in to hear what these industry influencers have to say on the opportunities and share your thoughts with them online.

Key Takeaways

Mandi Bishop

Payers already understand those actuarial processes; they are already undertaking those underwriting processes that are necessary in order to facilitate risk bearing contractual arrangements with providers.

Colin Hung

I think just because providers have the more intimate relationship with patients, they are able to provide more tuned plans than a traditional payer might be able.

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