Many of the nation’s leading healthcare organizations come to PwC for business insights and solutions. From assurance, audit and tax to the full spectrum of advisory services, our people provide outstanding industry knowledge, firsthand experience, and professional skills that range the entire healthcare spectrum.
For every client, and for every project, we tap into some of the brightest minds and the most relevant industry wisdom, connecting a comprehensive network of resources to provide powerful strategies that help you succeed in a competitive and changing marketplace.
Behind the Numbers
PwC’s Health Research Institute projects medical cost trend to be 6.5%—slightly lower than the 6.8% projected for 2015. The net growth rate in 2016, after accounting for benefit design changes such as higher deductibles and narrow provider networks, is expected to be 4.5%.
The nation’s healthcare billing and payment system is an artifact of an earlier age. Much can be done to improve the system in the short term, but in the long term, structural change is needed to compete in the New Health Economy
Intellectual Property Protection
A non-profit biomedical research organization sought third party consultation and negotiation assistance to license a potential new drug application for an existing compound with multiple potential indications. Their objective was to negotiate and secure a solid up-front payment for the license and establish a significant royalty rate.
Research and development portfolio management
A major pharmaceutical company identified a need to improve its research & development (R&D) portfolio evaluation and prioritization process. Seeking advice, the company turned to the pharmaceutical specialists in PwC's UK valuation & strategy’s group for help.
Prospering in a post-health reform world
On Friday, April 23rd PwC hosted a webcast, "Health reform: Prospering in a post-reform world". The one hour program hosted by PwC's Health Research Institute explains meaningful details of the reform legislation and the potential ramifications for businesses and the health industries.
Health reform in Massachusetts: a model for the U.S.?
It’s no coincidence that proposed health reform legislation builds on principles of Massachusetts health reform. Controversial before its enactment, and still a subject of heated debate outside of the state, Massachusetts health reform has gained wide approval from Massachusetts voters. Three years into the project, the Massachusetts Health Connector has reduced uninsured individuals to 2.7% of the population.