Opportunities for Emerging Technologies in the Medicaid Market
November 14, 2017
Medicaid covers one out of every five Americans and accounts for more than $550 billion in federal and state spending annually. To date, however, investors and entrepreneurs have largely ignored this market, focusing instead on developing solutions for private and commercial customers.
Although the federal rules and funding for Medicaid may change, the larger trends driving its payers and providers to innovate will persist. In particular, the demand for emerging technologies that increase access and improve value will remain high. This is especially true in California, which has deeply committed to expanding coverage and widely embraced the shift to managed care.
We have compiled the following resources to bridge the gap between safety-net stakeholders, who best know the needs of the Medicaid market, and innovators, who can offer scalable solutions that have impact:
Primed: A new and growing collection of market intelligence reports, each diving deeper into a particular area of Medicaid within which emerging technology can have an outsized impact. The following are our first two Primed features: