Measuring the Disruption Potential of Private Exchanges in a Value Economy

For three years, the market has been closely watching private health insurance exchanges that aspire to create new value in the group-market health insurance transaction.  A litany of venture entities and private equity outfits have flooded the market with investments under the auspices that technology would disintermediate the traditional insurance purchasing model, introducing new efficiencies and sales opportunities. There is wide and varied conjecture about the core problem private exchanges should and can remediate.