eHealth as a Core Lever in the Evolution of the Insurance Sector: From “Payer” to “Player”, the Opportunity is Here
The health insurance sector is getting a considerable amount of attention all around the world and in particular in developed countries. This is partly because of the ever growing costs related to certain health issues like ageing and chronic disease and, on the other hand, due to the reshaping of Public Welfare. Insurers play a crucial role in the health sector worldwide but their current (traditional) role is extremely different according to country specific health and welfare policy. The common factor at an international level is that the Insurers are trying to move from a simple “Payer role” to become a reference point (a “Player”) for all the health-related needs of their customers.
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