Piggy bank and health concepts If companies are spending 5% to 6% more annually to sponsor health care for employees, they should also be seeing improved health outcomes and increases in productivity. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Health care in the United States is broken. The COVID-19 pandemic has further magnified that our system is not working for anyone–consumers, providers, care systems nor the employers who sponsor health care for millions of Americans. The pandemic has also led to a rapid breakdown in barriers to telemedicine delivery across state lines, a silver-lining development that could be applied to other areas of the health care system that are mired in legacy silos.

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