Health Care Current library

This weekly series explores breaking news and developments in the US health care industry; examines key issues facing life sciences and health care companies; and provides updates and insights on policy, regulatory, and legislative changes.


Health Care Blog

Read the Center for Health Solutions blog, sharing timely insights, research, and forward thinking for the life sciences and health care industry.


Customer Experience

Health Plans

The new health insurance market makes competing a two-stage proposition—win consumers on your health plan’s value proposition, but keep them based on the right consumer experience. Because products will become more standardized and consumers are becoming more discerning and informed, price and innovation are the keys to getting them in the door. But because those consumers will have more choices, health plans also have the opportunity to win them as customers for life—initiating, growing, and sustaining profitable relationships.

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The empowered consumer

The vast proliferation of consumer innovations we’ve all seen in areas like online purchasing, social media, digital marketing, and personalized services are making their way into health care. As technology continues to advance, the health care marketplace is adapting and consumers are finding that they have power to control personal health care costs by navigating the system more wisely. As a result, health care organizations need to rethink their consumer relationships.

The new health care market means that, as plans depend more on individual customer loyalty, they have to excel at service and engaging consumers. Health plans have to understand what the customer values to offer a leading service experience.

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About the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions

About the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions: The source for health care insights.


Retail Consumerism: Healthcare Marketplace

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Health Insurance Exchanges

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Health Plans

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Leslie Read

Principal | Consumer Experience | Monitor Deloitte

Susan Novak

Senior Manager | Life Sciences & Health Care

Paul Lambdin

Managing Director | Life Sciences & Health Care

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