This is the 'disruption' large employers are hoping Amazon brings to healthcare

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In a survey with the National Business Group on Health, employers indicated they are closely watching for healthcare innovation. (iStock/AdrianHancu)

Amazon, JPMorgan and Berkshire Hathaway's buzzy partnership over their employee healthcare announced in January caught plenty of other large employers' attention. 

Sure, it could just end up being just another purchasing coalition.

But if it actually takes advantage of the breadth of Amazon's connection with consumers? That could stand to truly—pardon the overused term—"disrupt" healthcare for employers, said National Business Group on Health President and CEO Brian Marcotte.

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2019 Drug Pricing and Reimbursement Stakeholder Summit

Given federal and state pricing requirements arising, press releases from industry leading pharma companies, and the new Drug Transparency Act, it is important to stay ahead of news headlines and anticipated requirements in order to hit company profit targets, maintain value to patients and promote strong, multi-beneficial relationships with manufacturers, providers, payers, and all other stakeholders within the pricing landscape. This conference will provide a platform to encourage a dialogue among such stakeholders in the pricing and reimbursement space so that they can receive a current state of the union regarding regulatory changes while providing actionable insights in anticipation of the future.

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