German insurers look to US as private healthcare stagnates
This article was originally published in Clinica
German private health insurers are considering US-style health maintenance organisations in the face of a stagnating private insurance market. The country's largest private health insurer, Deutsche Krankenversicherung (DKV), has already expressed its intention to introduce framework reimbursement agreements with groups of healthcare providers to run alongside its traditional operations. Other insurers are likely to follow.