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Paul Rooney, CEBS

Managing Partner, EBS, a UBA Partner Firm

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Why Private Exchanges Haven't Taken Off As Predicted

Posted by: Paul Rooney, CEBS    Apr 26, 2017 9:30:00 AM

While the health care affordability crisis has become so significant, questions still linger—will private exchanges become a viable solution for employers and payers, and will they will continue to grow? Back in 2015, Accenture estimated that 40 million people would be enrolled in private exchange programs by 2018; the way we see this model’s growth today doesn’t speak to that. So, what is preventing them from taking off as they were initially predicted? We rounded up a few reasons why the private exchange model’s growth may be delayed, or coming to a halt.

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Topics: health insurance exchanges, private exchanges