Take this "State of the Industry" survey, and your opinion can influence other health care decision-makers.  As a thank you, you will be entered in a drawing to be eligible to win a $250 Amazon gift card. The drawing will be held in December after we have collected all the results.  The results will be used to guide Managed Healthcare Executive®’s coverage throughout the year.

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* 1. Which will be the most important issues facing American healthcare in 2023?
(Please rate them on a scale of 1-10 with 10 indicating the highest importance.)

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Long COVID-19 cases 
Closing healthcare disparities
Adoption of biosimilars 
High drug prices 
Shortage of behavioral healthcare services
Consolidation of providers and payers 
Labor shortages 
Supply chain disruption and shortages 
Inflation
Interoperability 
Other 

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* 2. Which of these developments in healthcare technology are most likely to have the biggest effect on the cost and delivery of U.S. healthcare in 2023? Please pick more than one.

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* 3. Which of these political and policy developments are likely to have the biggest effect on the cost and delivery of U.S. healthcare in 2023? Please pick more than one.

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* 4. Please pick the statements that most closely resemble your views of the efforts to address healthcare disparities. Please pick more than one.

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* 5. Please pick the statements that most closely resemble your views of the effects that inflation will have on the healthcare sector in 2023.  Please pick more than one.

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* 6. Rate your level of optimism about the near-term future of American healthcare in 2023.

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* 7. Please pick the statements that most closely resemble your views on value-based care arrangements and payment models. Please pick more than one.

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* 8. Where would you place your organization in the shift away from fee-for-service and to value-based care?

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* 9. What proportion of your current value-based contracts involve downside risk for your organization or the organization you contract with?

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* 10. Which of these value-based arrangements is likely to be most successful in improving outcomes and reducing costs in 2023?

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* 11. Please rate your level of agreement with these statements about the COVID-19 pandemic.

  Strongly Disagree Somewhat Disagree Neutral Somewhat Agree Strongly Agree
COVID-19 has become an endemic disease.
New variants will start to circulate, but the current vaccines will protect against them.
New variants will start to circulate, and the current vaccines won’t protect against them.
The combination of vaccines and antivirals have made COVID-19 a manageable disease.
Public health measures to prevent COVID-19 have been relaxed too soon.

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* 12. Please tell us about the COVID-19 precautions you take. Mark the statements that apply to you.

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* 13. Please rate your level of agreement with these statements about long COVID-19.

  Strongly Disagree Somewhat Disagree Neutral Somewhat Agree Strongly Agree
Long COVID-19 is a major public health issue.
Long COVID-19 has been exaggerated as a public health issue.
Vaccination and antiviral treatments have significantly reduced the risk of long COVID-19.
Long COVID-19 is poorly understood.
I worry about getting long COVID-19.

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* 14. Should the federal government continue to buy COVID-19 vaccines and make vaccinations free for the public?

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* 15. Which consolidation trend is most likely to accelerate in 2023?

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* 16. Do you favor the Biden administration using antitrust laws to slow down or block further consolidation among providers?

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* 17. Rate your level of agreement with some of the laws and regulations concerning pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) that are under consideration.

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Limits or bans on spreading pricing 
Prohibition of paying a nonaffiliated pharmacy at lower rates than an affiliated pharmacy 
Network adequacy requirements 
Bans on mandatory mail-order  
Disclosure requirements on PBM direct and indirect revenue sources 
Any willing provider rules 
Rules for prior authorization and utilization review 
Antitrust action to prevent further consolidation

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* 18. Please identify the type of organization you work for or are most closely affiliated with.

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* 19. How long have been you working in healthcare?

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