Providers have traditionally collected most of their payment from payer organizations such as UnitedHealth, Anthem, or Cigna. Yet more payment responsibility is shifting from payer organizations onto patients.
This increase in patient payment responsibility is largely due to the increase of consumer enrollment in high deductible health plans (HDHPs) and an increase in the number of uninsured patients.
In this white paper, we will be discussing:
- An overview of the challenge of identifying and reducing uncompensated care risk
- Steps provider organizations need to take to identify and reduce uncompensated care risk
- Startups making it easier for providers to conduct the steps
- Investment recommendation for the market