United States Medical Billing Outsourcing Market Nears $8 Billion by 2026 – Growing Focus on Increasing Business Profitability & Revenue Generation
Dublin, Sept. 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “U.S. Medical Billing Outsourcing Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By End Use (Hospitals, Physician Offices), By Service, By Component (In-House, Outsourced), And Segment Forecasts, 2019 – 2026” report has been added toResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.
The U.S. medical billing outsourcing market size is poised to reach USD 7.8 billion by 2026, exhibiting a CAGR of 11% during the forecast period.
Increasing population of baby boomers and rising chronic diseases among young generation are resulting in widened base of patients in the country.
Furthermore, growing burden on revenues & profits, declining Medicare payments, and mounting billing volumes are leading to need to decrease in-house processing costs. Therefore, hospitals are increasingly outsourcing their billing activities. The challenge mounts when billing process mandates adherence to the International Classification of Diseases-10th revision (ICD-10) code along with dealing with rising healthcare costs and declining reimbursements. Challenges in managing in-house billing processes include setbacks experienced in IT structure, untrained staff, billing errors, and lack of proper financial policy in place.
In order to curb or alleviate these challenges, several healthcare providers, such as acute care hospitals and clinics/physician offices, prefer outsourcing their medical billing process. Studies suggest that in 2015, 95% of independent physicians acknowledged that outsourcing revenue management is right decision.
Acceptance of Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) in various healthcare facilities varies with application. Scheduling, coding, billing, patient registration, and claims processing are adopted more than other RCM applications in the U.S.
Some of the key players in this market are Allscripts; Accretive Health, Inc.; Cerner Corporation; Experian Information Solutions, Inc.; EClinicalWorks; GE Healthcare; Genpact; McKesson Corporation; Kareo; Quest Diagnostics; and The SSI Group.
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