According to the Business Group on Health, the overall trajectory of employer negotiations is driving toward more direct contracting with 17% of large employers reporting that they were considering the approach through 2023. Additionally, new solutions are emerging with a focus on smaller employers, which will continue the direct contracting momentum.

Direct Contracting was a healthcare industry trend in our 2023 March Healthcare Classic. Explore this year’s interactive bracket to see the most impactful healthcare trends face off.