Case | HBS Case Collection | August 2011 (Revised January 2013)

Amil and the Health Care System in Brazil

by Regina E. Herzlinger and Ricardo Reisen de Pinho

Abstract

Dr. Edson Bueno created Amil, Brazil's largest health insurer. Unlike many others, it is vertically integrated. Dr. Bueno has two opportunities for growth. Which, if any, should he pursue?

Keywords: Health Care and Treatment; Innovation and Invention; Opportunities; Insurance; Vertical Integration; Insurance Industry; Brazil;

Citation:

Herzlinger, Regina E., and Ricardo Reisen de Pinho. "Amil and the Health Care System in Brazil." Harvard Business School Case 312-029, August 2011. (Revised January 2013.)