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Healthcare Consumerization in America

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Healthcare Consumerization in America

Colleen McGuire

Updated: March 22, 2017    Published: October 1, 2014

The Affordable Care Act, also commonly referred to as “Obamacare,” has changed the way Americans think about and purchase health insurance. It has also forced an environment of healthcare responsibility, making consumers more aware of where their health dollars are going, from monthly premiums costs and deductibles, to medical care and best options for treatment. Healthcare, as we once knew it, has largely been transferred to the hands of the consumer. Here’s a brief summary.

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