Global Revenue Cycle Management Market Report 2023: Supportive Government Regulations Drive Growth

Dublin, May 02, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Revenue Cycle Management Market Size, Share & Industry Trends Analysis Report by End-use, Deployment, Component, Type, Regional Outlook and Forecast, 2022-2028" report has been added to's offering.

The Global Revenue Cycle Management Market size is expected to reach $227.8 billion by 2028, rising at a market growth of 12.0% CAGR during the forecast period.

Revenue cycle management (RCM) is the procedure used to track patient revenue from the initial visit or interaction with the healthcare system forthe final balance payment. This method assists healthcare institutions and private clinics in streamlining their business operations.

In addition, RCM solutions assist providers in managing and improving revenue cycle operations such as medical coding &billing, electronic health records,patient insurance eligibility verification, clinical documentation, and claims and rejections management.

The demand for revenue cycle management has expanded due to regulatory compliance's growth-fostering effects. In addition, the increasing need for workflow optimization in healthcare organizations, coupled with the development of innovative synchronized management software systems, contributes to expanding the market for revenue cycle management.

Moreover, the rising demand for cloud-based solutions is a significant development driver for the revenue cycle management market. In contrast, expanding outsourcing services in emerging countries is anticipated to generate profitable prospects for the market in the coming years. In addition, a rise in revenue cycle management-related advancements and efforts is predicted to present a market expansion opportunity.

The growth of the revenue cycle managementmarket can be ascribed to an upsurge in government initiatives to promote the deployment of RCM solutions, a rise in revenue loss attributable to billing errors, and process optimization in healthcare companies. Accurate processing of medical claims is essential for healthcare providers' revenue. To improve financial performance, a healthcare business must uphold a quality revenue cycle and insurance billing.

Accounts receivable (A/R) management or denial management comprises the revenue cycle management team. Most care providers are losing money due to claim denials and their refusal to submit or delay in submitting refused claims, while hospitals are under increasing pressure to decrease expenses. This has enabled organizations to specialize in revenue cycle management services.

Market Growth Factors
Supportivegovernment regulations driving growth

To safeguard patient information and guarantee that claims management proceeds without hiccups, the healthcare sector has undergone several regulatory framework adjustments. One such law, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), safeguards the privacy rights of health information by protecting electronically protected health information (e-PHI). In addition, this law maintains the availability, privacy, and integrity of e-PHI. The expansion of the revenue cycle management market is fueled by all of these reasons taken collectively.

Grown healthcare spending resulting in increased preference to outsourced RCM solutions

The increase in healthcare expenditures is attributable to increased medical prices, the expansion of the covered population, and the demand for more advanced healthcare services. In addition, an increase in healthcare expenditures in countries such as Germany, France, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and others in this region is the primary reason driving the expansion of revenue cycle management in Europe. In addition, the high spending patterns of hospitals and physicians in the emerging economies of Asia-Pacific and LAMEA are anticipated to drive demand for revenue cycle management. This supports the growth of the regional market.

Market Restraining Factors
Unwillingness to abandon customary practices

One of the primary issues faced by the market is the reluctance to abandon conventional revenue cycle management practices. This is due to a lack of trust and faith in new technologies, which might result in the modification of traditional workflows. In addition, the expense of transitioning to the new system is a significant element that impedes the implementation of the most recent technology. Inadequate standards and technical assistance might also hinder the adoption of new technology. This constrains the expansion of the market.

End-user Outlook

Based on end-user, the revenue cycle management market is segmented into hospitals, physicians, diagnostic laboratories and others. The hospital segment held the highest revenue share covered a considerable revenue share in the revenue cycle management market in 2021. This is a result of the growing number of regulations and guidelines that regulatory bodies are creating regarding patient safety. Hospitals are using RCM solutions more frequently due to the increased demand to improve productivity and efficiency by streamlining hospital procedures. The RCM software used in most hospitals is integrated, bringing all patients and providers together on a single platform.

Deployment Mode Outlook

By deployment mode, the revenue cycle management market is fragmented into on-premise, and cloud. The cloud segment recorded a remarkable revenue share in the revenue cycle management market in 2021. Physicians, hospitals, and diagnostic & ambulatory care centers have increased their usage of cloud-based revenue management solutions as a result of an increase in the transfer of critical and confidential information. These solutions provide payers and providers with enhanced remote control over application access and confidential patient information.

Type Outlook

On the basis of type, the revenue cycle management market is bifurcated into integrated, and standalone. The standalone segment garnered a significant revenue share in the revenue cycle management market in 2021. Although independent software gives more comprehensive reporting and advanced features, healthcare professionals frequently favor it. As they have extended lifecycles and customizable characteristics, standalone systems are employed to improve the process flow and also have a high level of efficiency, which is anticipated to foster segment expansion.

Component Outlook

Based on component, the revenue cycle management market is divided into software and services. The software segment registered the largest revenue share in the revenue cycle management market in 2021. This results from the widespread implementation of RCM software to prevent healthcare fraud and save administrative costs. In addition, in the past few years, as a response to the digitalization of processes and streamlining to enhance patient care, a growing volume of data has contributed to adopting solutions; thus, healthcare analytical software solutions are being employed more often and gaining momentum.

Regional Outlook

Region wise, the revenue cycle management market is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and LAMEA. In 2021, the North America region led the revenue cycle management market by generating highest revenue share. Its position as a pioneer in the creation of the IT framework for the healthcare industry is one of the key elements influencing this expansion. The revenue cycle management market in the region offers lucrative growth potential because of the large number of massive hospitals and health systems, favorable regulations, growing geriatric population, and growing need to reduce healthcare costs across the nation.

The market research report covers the analysis of key stake holders of the market. Key companies profiled in the report include Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, Athenahealth, Inc. (Veritas Capital), GE HealthCare Technologies, Inc., Experian PLC, R1 RCM, Inc., Epic Systems Corporation, eClinicalWorks LLC, McKesson Corporation, Oracle Corporation (Cerner Corporation), and AllScripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc.

Strategies Deployed in Revenue Cycle Management Market

  • Feb-2023: Experian launches AI Advantage, in response to increased denials of healthcare insurance claims. Through this launch, the company aimed at making healthcare easier for everyone, and the use of artificial intelligence in claim management has greatly improved accuracy and efficiency.
  • Nov-2022: Epic entered into a partnership with Google Cloud, a suite of cloud computing services. Through this partnership, the company aimed to provide analytics and artificial intelligence services to help facilitate health systems' digital transformation to accelerate patient outcomes.

Scope of the Study
By End-use

  • Hospitals
  • Physicians
  • Diagnostic Laboratories
  • Others

By Deployment

  • Web-based
  • Cloud
  • On-premise

By Component

  • Software
  • Services

By Type

  • Integrated
  • Standalone

By Geography

  • North America
  • US
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Rest of North America
  • Europe
  • Germany
  • UK
  • France
  • Russia
  • Spain
  • Italy
  • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • South Korea
  • Singapore
  • Malaysia
  • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • UAE
  • Saudi Arabia
  • South Africa
  • Nigeria
  • Rest of LAMEA

Key Market Players
List of Companies Profiled in the Report:

  • Quest Diagnostics Incorporated
  • Athenahealth, Inc. (Veritas Capital)
  • GE HealthCare Technologies, Inc.
  • Experian PLC
  • R1 RCM, Inc.
  • Epic Systems Corporation
  • eClinicalWorks LLC
  • McKesson Corporation
  • Oracle Corporation (Cerner Corporation)
  • AllScripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc.

Key Topics Covered:

Chapter 1. Market Scope & Methodology

Chapter 2. Market Overview

Chapter 3. Strategies Deployed in Revenue Cycle Management Market

Chapter 4. Global Revenue Cycle Management Market by End-use

Chapter 5. Global Revenue Cycle Management Market by Deployment

Chapter 6. Global Revenue Cycle Management Market by Component

Chapter 7. Global Revenue Cycle Management Market by Type

Chapter 8. Global Revenue Cycle Management Market by Region

Chapter 9. Company Profiles

Companies Mentioned

  • Quest Diagnostics Incorporated
  • Athenahealth, Inc. (Veritas Capital)
  • GE HealthCare Technologies, Inc.
  • Experian PLC
  • R1 RCM, Inc.
  • Epic Systems Corporation
  • eClinicalWorks LLC
  • McKesson Corporation
  • Oracle Corporation (Cerner Corporation)
  • AllScripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc.

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