CRG Reports

CRG publishes a wide variety of research reports covering key competitive developments in the healthcare industry.

Our reports utilize primary research and proprietary analysis to assess the risks and opportunities of emerging markets in healthcare. Our flagship report is the Outlook for Managed Care, published annually since 1993.

The Consumer-Directed Health Plan Paradox

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(10 pages)
As growing numbers of people skimp on care or struggle to pay deductibles, will the CDHP concept need to be reevaluated and at what point does the federal government step in with regulations limiting plan design options? This report provides an update on CDHP growth and offers some scenarios on the future of the concept.

Dual Eligibles 2014: Opportunities and Challenges

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(13 pages)
Dual eligibles represent a huge opportunity for health plans – offering the chance to help states and the federal government better manage a complex and costly population of patients suffering from various chronic conditions, disabilities and mental illness. This report will take a look at the growth prospects for managed duals. It will also offer an assessment of why we believe not-for-profits will play a large role, which of the for-profits are likely to succeed, and why.

Early Lessons of Individual Insurance Exchanges

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(16 pages)
When it comes to the individual public insurance exchanges, health plans are viewing 2014 and 2015 as transitional years. The emphasis will be on tactical maneuvers, such as pricing and benefit design considerations, rather than broad shifts in strategy. This report outlines some key lessons health plans have learned as the first exchange open enrollment period comes to an end.

Outlook for Managed Care Report 2014

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(84 pages)
There’s a reason why health plan stocks soared 45% in 2013—outpacing even a buoyant overall market. It’s because the outlook for the managed care sector is better than many doomsayers had predicted in the run-up to healthcare reform.

Medicare Advantage — The Best is Yet to Come

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(66 pages)

Publication Date: September 30, 2013
Medicare Advantage: The Best is Yet to Come outlines the opportunities and pitfalls for the Medicare Advantage market.
We've crunched data from more than 300 for-profit and not-for-profit Medicare plans, highlighting financial performance, membership and utilization volumes for each organization.  The report also takes a close look at key factors driving Medicare Advantage market share, growth and profitability.

Managed Medicaid 2013: New Growth, New Challenges

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(67 pages)

Publication Date: June 30, 2013
Managed Medicaid 2013: New Growth, New Challenges outlines the opportunities and pitfalls for the managed Medicaid market.

Insurance Exchange Strategies for Health Plans

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(89 pages)
Publication Date: March 31, 2013
Insurance Exchange Strategies for Health Plans—shows you which managed care organizations are likely to win big and which ones are in for a rough ride following the rollout of exchanges in 2014.

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