Markets at Risk— Current and Future Challenges in a Managed Care Marketplace. IV. General trends in the managed care sector

12/01/2000

It is useful to examine briefly several trends in the contemporary managed care industry that are both indicative of the changes and adjustments that are occurring and also serve as a foundation for speculating about pressures that may stimulate forthcoming changes. The trends are examined in terms of industry composition, structure, products, networks, and practices.