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Texas Health Market Review 2014

  • ID: 3071337
  • January 2015
  • Region: United States
  • 50 Pages +
  • Allan Baumgarten
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Hospitals continue to enjoy strong and growing profitability

Texas hospital systems enjoyed strong margins but their inpatient hospital days are flat or even declining. HMOs also reported strong profits, and their growing Medicare plans are now their most profitable line of business. More than 700,000 Texans selected a plan on and two HMOs added 470,000 individual members.

Texas Health Market Review 2014 finds:

- Hospitals form statewide systems, strategic affiliations
- Hospital profitability remains very strong, but inpatient use is flat
- HMOs gained nearly half a million individual members in 2014

These and other findings are reported in Texas Health Market Review 2014, the 13th report analyzing insurers and hospital systems in the Texas health care market. This Texas market study, which was first published in 1998, analyzes strategies and competition for health insurers and provider systems in the state, in the context of health reform and other developments driving changes in the market.

The new report finds:

- Hospitals continue to enjoy strong and growing profitability. As hospitals form larger systems and expand their geographic reach, they have been able to maintain strong or even improved profits. For example, hospitals in the Dallas-Fort Worth area have had average margins above 12% for three of the last four years. They had net income of $1.998 billion in 2013, which was READ MORE >

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1. Introduction

2. Market Structure
- Health Insurers
- Hospital Systems

3. Trend Review
- Health Plan Enrollment
- Medicaid Managed Care and CHIP
- Medicare Plans
- Enrollment and Market Share by Region
- Health Plan Net Income
- Financial Metrics by Line of Business
- Administrative Expenses and Provider Payments
- HMO Capital

4. Regional Markets and Hospital Systems
- Dallas-Fort Worth
- Houston
- Austin
- San Antonio
- Other Major Hospitals

5. A Look Ahead

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