Could health plan co-opetition boost action on social determinants?
Am J Public Health
Co-opetition in the business world refers to a situation in which competing private firms find it mutually beneficial to cooperate under specific conditions in an effort to jointly finance certain activities for a common purpose that benefits each firm. In our view,encouraging health insurers to apply this business approach to community health, where it is generally unfamiliar,may be a key to tackling social determinants of health (SDOH).
Butler SM, Nichols LM. Could health plan co-opetition boost action on social determinants? Am J Public Health. 2022 Jul 28:e1-e4. DOI:10.2105/ajph.2022.306941. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35901318