Gail Wilensky, PhD, Discusses Trends in the Health Insurance Marketplace

Gail Wilensky, PhD, senior fellow, Project Hope, says that larger payers are introducing plans that reward consumers for choosing high-quality healthcare clinicians with lower co-payments and premiums. Dr Wilensky also says that there are many attempts to slow spending and improve quality.
Published Online: December 10, 2012
Gail Wilensky, PhD, senior fellow, Project Hope, says that larger payers are introducing plans that reward consumers for choosing high-quality healthcare clinicians with lower co-payments and premiums. Dr Wilensky also says that there are many attempts to slow spending and improve quality. "We are relatively early in the process with a lot of promising change going on, but it will take a few years to see how much of what we see is sustainable," said Dr Wilensky.

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