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Emergency Medical Services Billing Software Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

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  • 130 Pages
  • August 2022
  • Region: Global
  • Mordor Intelligence
  • ID: 5616734
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Emergency Medical Services Billing Software Market is expected to register a CAGR of 8.5% during the forecast period, 2022-2027.

The pandemic of COVID-19 is expected to have a mostly positive effect on market growth. One of the most important differentiators in today's healthcare systems, including earlier localized healthcare systems, is technology. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated digital the, which is expected to have a significant positive impact on the market under consideration. The need for proactive action and the establishment of a robust, collaborative, scalable, and agile digital healthcare infrastructure has been emphasized by the pandemic situation. As a result, many businesses are developing a new strategy that includes digitization and outsourcing non-core functions such as EMS billing and accounts, which is expected to boost the market growth. During this time, there was a noticeable shift toward EMS billing software, which is expected to continue to grow.

EMS billing software is in high demand among billing companies and EMS providers because it outsourcing EMS billing improves the collection rate of unpaid bills and reduces claim processing time, which leads to increased revenue for emergency medical services (EMS) providers. There are certain vantages of Medical billing outsourcing, such as increased revenue by managing cash flow and revenues of the company. However, many practices across the country are missing out on thousands of dollars in revenue by not maximizing their revenue operations. Thus, the advantages of the outsourced EMS billing software in maximizing the revenue growth for EMS billing software providers are anticipated to drive the market growth.

The technology-driven solution improved the efficiency of EMS billing, and key players in the EMS billing software market across the globe are focusing on developing advanced products to meet changing consumer demand and regulatory requirements. They form strategic alliances with important participants. This factor is expected to have a positive impact on market growth in the coming years. in June 2019, Logis Solutions, a software company that provides state-of-the-art computer-aided dispatch (CAD) solutions to the EMS and fire industries, released Logis Billing, a new billing software. By automating standard medical billing work, reducing biller touchpoints, providing a real-time view of data, and consolidating organizational billing into a single system, this customizable tool aims to improve effectiveness and, ultimately, an organization's bottom line.

Furthermore, the availability of enhanced accuracy of EMS billing software is anticipated to drive market growth over the forecast period. For instance, iTech's expEDIum Ambulance Billing Software can manage the database of healthcare or medical facilities that Ambulance Agencies use. This software allows users to choose the sources and destinations of transportation at the claims and service line level from a special screen, giving them more flexibility and saving time in getting accurate data. The solution also efficiently manages the billing of contracted payers and facilities.

Thus, all aforementioned factors are expected to drive the market for emergency medical services billing software market over the forecast period.

Key Market Trends

The Outsourced Segment is Projected to Grow Significantly During the Forecast Period.

The outsourced held the largest market share as companies find it more cost-effective than developing software in-house. Billing has become more efficient for service providers due to the availability of integrated and advanced billing software.

Outsourcing EMS billing software helps to increase cash flow, save money on equipment and software, and reduce staff size and employee expenses. Thus, rising the advantages of outsourcing EMS billing software and revenue growth for the EMS billing software provider, the segment is expected to grow over the forecast period.

In hospitals, it may be easier to handle emergencies during critical care or post-treatment complications. As a result, the majority of the disease's treatment and surgeries are carried out in hospitals. In hospital settings, billing systems are designed to store data accurately and capture a patient's state over time. According to the American Hospital Association 2020, around 8 million surgeries were performed in registered hospitals in the United States for 500 beds.

Furthermore, the presence of up-and-coming software developers allows EMS providers to choose the best EMS billing software for their needs. As a result, the outsourced segment is expected to grow significantly during the forecast period.

North America Dominates the Market and Expected to do Same in the Forecast Period.

Advancements and digitization in the healthcare industry, as well as the emergence of new technologies, are becoming market drivers in theUnited States. The transformation of the healthcare sector in the United States, for example, into a data-intensive industry has prompted the adoption of innovative solutions to advance the development of advanced healthcare.

Furthermore, the rising demand for software solutions is being driven by increased hospital admissions and healthcare spending in the North American region, as well as proactive government initiatives aimed at facilitating the efficient maintenance of digital health records. The number of medical bills that contain errors; thus, the need to reduce errors have fueled the growth of EMS billing software.

The key market players' main business strategies for improving their product offerings and increasing market share are strategic partnerships and acquisitions. For instance, in April 2019, ESO expanded its product portfolio by acquiring eCore Software. ESO expects the acquisition of eCore Software to aid in the development of a one-stop solution for EMS agencies and fire departments. The increasing presence of healthcare IT companies in the EMS industry is increasing market competition, forcing software developers to provide advanced and innovative products in order to maintain market share. Additionally, in July 2021, Trapeze announced its collaboration with the Council of Ambulance Authoritie (CAA). Trapeze Group and the Council of Ambulance Authorities (CAA) co-facilitated their annual knowledge collaboration initiative, an 'ideas board' where the industry came together to share their experience and expertise on a pressing topic within the ambulance sector at the Council of Ambulance Authorities (CAA) Virtual Expo.

Thus, all the aforementioned factors are expected to drive the demand for EMS billing software, thereby boosting the market growth.

Competitive Landscape

The emergency medical services billing software market is highly competitive, and many small to mid-sized companies are competing with each other and the global players. Due to the advancements and digitalization of the healthcare industry, the demand for emergency medical services billing software is increasing, which is providing an excellent opportunity for companies to establish their market presence and grab a substantial share. Some of the market players include Digitech Computer, Inc, MP Cloud Technologies, R1 RCM, Inc, ESO, Zoll Medical Corporation, Traumasoft, AIM EMS Software & Services, and Change Healthcare

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Table of Contents

1.1 Study Assumptions and market Definition
1.2 Scope of the Study
4.1 Market Overview
4.2 Market Drivers
4.2.1 Outsourced Billing Services Maximize Revenue
4.2.2 Technology Driven Solution Improved the Efficiency
4.2.3 Enhanced the Accuracy of EMS billing Records
4.3 Market Restraints
4.3.1 Cybersecurity Threat for EMS Billing Software
4.3.2 Biased Outcomes From In-House Billing
4.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants
4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers
4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products
4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
5 MARKET SEGMENTATION (Market Size by Value USD million)
5.1 Component
5.1.1 In-house
5.1.2 Outsorced
5.2 Type
5.2.1 Land Ambulance Services
5.2.2 Air Ambulance Services
5.2.3 Water Ambulance Services
5.3 Geography
5.3.1 North America United States Canada Mexico
5.3.2 Europe Germany United Kingdom France Italy Spain Rest of Europe
5.3.3 Asia-Pacific China Japan India Australia South Korea Rest of Asia-Pacific
5.3.4 Rest of the World
6.1 Company Profiles
6.1.1 Digitech Computer, Inc
6.1.2 MP Cloud Technologies
6.1.3 R1 RCM, Inc
6.1.4 ESO
6.1.5 Zoll Medical Corporation
6.1.6 Traumasoft
6.1.7 AIM EMS Software & Services,
6.1.8 Change Healthcare
6.1.9 Elico Healthcare Services,
6.1.10 Flatworld Solutions Pvt. Ltd
6.1.11 ImageTrend
6.1.12 Medhost EDIS
6.1.13 Traumasoft

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Digitech Computer, Inc
  • MP Cloud Technologies
  • R1 RCM, Inc
  • ESO
  • Zoll Medical Corporation
  • Traumasoft
  • AIM EMS Software & Services,
  • Change Healthcare
  • Elico Healthcare Services,
  • Flatworld Solutions Pvt. Ltd
  • ImageTrend
  • Medhost EDIS
  • Traumasoft