How payer mega-merger failures affect healthcare consolidation trends February 14, 2017 By Aubrey Westgate Here’s how experts say the blocked Aetna-Humana and Anthem-Cigna mergers will affect consolidation among payers and providers. Seven ways the blocked Aetna-Humana merger affects the industry January 25, 2017 By Tracey Walker The proposed megamerger has been shot down. Find out what it means for healthcare execs. What should dermatologists do when a merger beckons? January 01, 2017 By Patrick Krause Many dermatologists are approached by parties interested in acquiring a practice. Knowing ahead of time what questions you should ask—and how to answer their questions—can turn a simple inquiry by them into a wealth of information for you. Top managed care trends to watch in 2017 Here’s what managed healthcare executives should keep an eye on moving into the new year. How Trump’s victory will change healthcare consolidation December 05, 2016 By Christian Auty Will President-elect Donald Trump affect the outcome of the Anthem-Cigna and Aetna-Humana mergers? What Obamacare market exits mean for physician practices September 25, 2016 By Lisa A. Eramo MA What payers ditching plans means for your practice—and why finding solutions for handling collections has become vital. Hospital ownership of physician practices on the rise September 24, 2016 By Keith Loria The number of physician practices owned by hospitals has increased 86% over the past 4 years, which also resulted in a 50% rise in the number of physicians employed by hospitals, according to a recent study. Four factors driving provider-sponsored health plan growth September 13, 2016 By Jonathan Rickert Market forces are converging, giving momentum to provider-sponsored health plans. Healthcare M&A trends: 5 insights for healthcare executives September 11, 2016 By Thad Kresho As external pressures such as government regulations continue to mount and alter the approach to deal making in the healthcare sector, there are five things health services executives should watch.