redundant payer systems

The Decentralization of Clearinghouses: Redundant Payer Systems

Since the third week of February 2024, a serious cyberattack has severely damaged the Change Healthcare clearinghouse. A clearinghouse is a platform that allows data transfers between payers and providers, essentially creating the pathway for healthcare providers to get paid. The Change Healthcare clearinghouse in particular is especially prominent- it handles 15 billion healthcare transactions

subscription model

The Growth of the Subscription Model

Subscription models have seen a significant uptick in users these days, especially in the U.S. In fact, the U.S. alone has over 225 million subscriptions and 61 million subscribers, which results in about 3.7 subscriptions per person. Subscription services are either categorized as direct-to-consumer (DTC) or business-to-business (B2B). Curated subscriptions make up 55%, replenishment accounts