Payers & Providers


Insights on Quality of Care, Cost and Comparative Effectiveness

The Payer and Provider Research team is focused on real-world questions related to quality of care, cost, and comparative effectiveness. This allows us to identify opportunities for new programs or interventions, provide support for medical and drug policy, technology assessment, and drug program evaluations. Demonstrating what works – and what doesn’t – in health care settings, and applying demonstrated results, are key objectives for this qualified team of health services researchers.

HealthCore’s health services research is sponsored by Anthem, Inc. and other health plans and providers to conduct research focused on real-world questions related to quality of care, cost, and patient preferences. These sponsors allow us to identify opportunities for new programs or interventions, provide support for medical policy, technology assessment, and drug formulary decisions, as well as to evaluate enterprise-wide programs. Demonstrating what works – and what doesn’t – in health care settings, and applying demonstrated results, are key objectives for this qualified team of health services researchers.

Client-sponsored research include:

Program evaluations such as Health and Wellness

Public health and medical policy research

Provider engagement and contracting analyses

Utilization/cost effectiveness and quality improvement research