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Abstract

Historically, healthcare financing had been fraught with myriad challenges. The US had typically been a case with multiple issues underlying its health system, especially owing to lack of universal health coverage unlike the other developed countries, thereby leaving a gap in service delivery. Private equity was often considered a useful supplement to boost the health system substantially taking care of the financial aspects of healthcare. In the US, there were many private equity (PE) firms that were actively participating in the upkeep of the country's health system. But some critics had apprehended private equity to be undermining healthcare owing to its profit-driven nature. In such a scenario, what would be the fate of healthcare in the US amidst booming PE investments?

Teaching and learning

This item is suitable for undergraduate, postgraduate and executive education courses.

Time period

The events covered by this case took place in 2021.

Geographical setting

Region:
Americas
Country:
United States

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Abstract

Historically, healthcare financing had been fraught with myriad challenges. The US had typically been a case with multiple issues underlying its health system, especially owing to lack of universal health coverage unlike the other developed countries, thereby leaving a gap in service delivery. Private equity was often considered a useful supplement to boost the health system substantially taking care of the financial aspects of healthcare. In the US, there were many private equity (PE) firms that were actively participating in the upkeep of the country's health system. But some critics had apprehended private equity to be undermining healthcare owing to its profit-driven nature. In such a scenario, what would be the fate of healthcare in the US amidst booming PE investments?

Teaching and learning

This item is suitable for undergraduate, postgraduate and executive education courses.

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Time period

The events covered by this case took place in 2021.

Geographical setting

Region:
Americas
Country:
United States

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