Over the past five years, the Medical Case Management Services industry has achieved steady growth as a result of expanded usage for primary medical care and workers' compensation claims. Throughout the period, the industry has benefited from improving corporate profit and US employment, which has increased the number of workers' compensation claims. The role of case management services has also shifted and expanded, managing more injuries in office and retail settings and fewer in traditional manufacturing settings, focusing on medical cost containment, utilizing nurse case managers and entering patient-centered medical homes and accountable care organizations. Over the next five years, continued improvement in US employment levels will increase demand for case managers in the advent of workplace injuries, supporting industry growth. Moreover, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is expected to lead to greater demand for case management services.
This industry includes companies that plan and coordinate healthcare services appropriate for medical rehabilitation. These services include care assessment and recommending treatment plans to ensure that appropriate medical care is provided to disabled, ill or injured individuals.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.