MedeAnalytics employs IBM® SPSS® Modeler to help prioritize providers' collection efforts
Hospitals across the nation are facing a tough dilemma: a growing number of the patients they treat lack health insurance or are underinsured - but turning these patients away isn't an option. The result: more and more patients are being classified as "self-pay" and hospitals increasingly have to contend with collections headaches and budget shortfalls. "The rising uninsured and under-insured are among the top issues plaguing healthcare," researchers at Deloitte LLP noted in a recent study. "Not only does this issue impact access to care and hospitals' ability to fulfill their mission, it impacts their ability to protect margins and keep their doors open."
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