Economics & Policy
The foundation of our holistic approach is based on leveraging expert analyses and understanding of healthcare demands and systems in target markets to inform business and policy decisions.
How We Help
FTI Consulting’s Center for Healthcare Economics and Policy applies cutting-edge economics and quantitative methods to assist clients in developing and implementing market-based solutions across a wide spectrum of healthcare activity. We provide economic and financial modeling to develop evidence-based strategies to address fundamental changes in healthcare demand and delivery within a healthcare system or a region. Our advanced capabilities and extensive data sets can address effects of major policy, regulatory, or significant and disruptive changes on healthcare systems or communities, whether local, regional, national or international. We provide predictive modeling capable of evaluating complex “what-if” scenarios for both public and private stakeholders.
The Center’s focus on key analytic domains relies on a multi-disciplinary team composed of Ph.D. Economists, analytic consultants, advanced industry experts, and predictive modelers. Center domains include mergers and acquisitions, market insight, value-based arrangements, cross-stakeholder and community-level analysis including economic impact of poor health, population health, and transformation. The Center draws from a wealth of public, private, and proprietary databases. Together, the data can be used to assist clients develop actionable metrics, assess current and future capacity and resources, evaluate changes in reimbursements, consider patient behaviors and outcomes, track and simulate health populations over time, and guide future decision making, among others. The Center is positioned to respond to a wide-range of client needs at the local, regional, national level and international levels, whether from disruptive change, proposed new healthcare policies, or events such as the COVID-19 pandemic. We collaborate with colleagues across FTI Consulting, including strategic communications, healthcare practitioners and experts, and financial specialists. Clients include employers, payors, health systems and other providers, local and national governments, and community and regional consortia.
Enhanced Community Healthcare Assessments and Economic Impact of Health
Our proven analytics and modeling, including integrated economic impact analysis, provide sound evidence-based analysis to inform strategic healthcare transformation and interventions. We offer unique data analytics to quantify productivity and economic impact of poor health for metro areas; assess drivers of poor health and health equity issues; and apply national expertise to work with clients seeking actionable data and solutions.
Modeling and Transformation
We offer unparalleled analytics, benchmarking, simulation, and predictive modeling algorithms that can provide reliable and actionable information for our clients.
Strategic and Management Consulting
Our team specializes in providing evidence-based solutions for the healthcare issues clients face today as well as helping plan for an ever-changing healthcare landscape.
Our experts have successfully testified in healthcare litigation and arbitration matters on numerous antitrust and commercial disputes in court and before regulatory and administrative authorities.
M&A, Antitrust and Competition
Our team brings unique insights from extensive experience working on provider and payer transactions across the healthcare continuum and contributes expert solutions to complex investigatory and litigation matters.
Policy and Regulation
We are committed to the importance of providing economically sound, evidence-based analyses that recognize the multidimensional challenges of healthcare reform as well as other health and economic issues facing clients in the US and internationally. Our team employs econometric and other empirical evidence-based analyses to identify and develop healthcare organizational and process reforms that deliver better outcomes at greater value for money.
Private Equity: Regulatory and Healthcare Market Assessments
Our work for private equity clients includes M&A and regulatory issues, market sizing, profitability analysis, and creating the value proposition for healthcare products and services.