By Ronald E. Bachman
Whatever you think about the Affordable Care Act (ACA), more changes are on the way. What will the next wave of health reform look like and when will it happen? With the pending Supreme Court decision on the ACA subsidies, Health Reform 2.0 may happen sooner rather than later.
Whether the changes are modifications, replacements, repeal or expansion, certain basic principles should be at the core of Health Reform 2.0.
1. Personalized Healthcare
– Government mandated one-size-fits-all plan designs should be eliminated in favor of more options that are affordable and meet individual and family needs. Individuals should be rewarded for healthy choices and engagement in healthy lifestyles and treatment compliance.