Implications: The idea of pent-up demand seems easy to grasp for things like furniture, automobiles, clothing or appliances. But healthcare is not immune, either; a fact that has brought profit to insurance companies, at least until such time as patients decide to get caught-up on their overdue procedures.
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Consumers delay healthcare, insurers profit (for now)
Among the purchases that were deferred or delayed in response to the recession: Medical Procedures, according to a recent story from the New York Times (click to link).