About the Client

A reputed Wall Street sell-side investment advisory firm

Business Need

  • Study the Limited Benefit market, otherwise called Mini Med plans, popular among daily wage and low wage workers
  • Analyse the future of Limited Benefit plans, given the potential elimination of low premium/ low benefit plans from the market under the proposed health reforms
  • Prepare primer calls on various managed care related issues

Approach and Methodology

  • RocSearch prepared an in-depth industry primer, analysing the current market scenario, the prevalence of Mini Med plans and the demographics that primarily opted for these
  • The study output included a detailed competitive landscape, key market segments and their size, and the uptake levels
  • The team looked at historic coverage trends, such as the number of lives the top players covered under the Limited Benefit plans
  • A scenario analysis of the potential implication of health reforms on the future enrolment numbers was conducted
  • Possible impact on profit margins of the companies the client tracked was analysed, in the backdrop of the potential reforms

Business Outcomes

  • Basis the study, the client formed their investment advise for companies with a high exposure to Limited Benefits plans
  • Helped the client understand the implications of Health Reform law on Limited Benefit plans and the market these served

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