CHICAGO, Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Inc. magazine ranks Rising Medical Solutions for the fifth year in a row on its annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America's independent growth companies. Rising joins CDW, Levi Strauss, Publix Supermarkets, Yelp, Chobani, KIND and Tilly's, among other prominent companies this year, each excelling in their own industries.
To be ranked on the 2012 list is a particularly notable achievement, with honorees thriving through three of the toughest years this economy has seen in living memory. Says Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg, "Now, more than ever, we depend on Inc. 500|5000 companies to spur innovation, provide jobs, and drive the economy forward."
Rising's advanced technology and committed employees are helping one of the US economy's biggest trouble spots – our healthcare system. The medical cost containment company's ability to weed out healthcare fraud and billing waste has helped it maintain a loyal customer base, and positively shape our healthcare system.
Founder and CEO of Rising, Jason Beans credits these achievements, "This honor speaks to the successes of our employees who make it their mission to build efficiencies and create savings that help our customers excel. In the most challenging economic times we've been able to do this because we hire and cultivate smart, innovative, passionate people."
More than 400,000 jobs in the past three years have been created by the companies on this year's list. The aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $299 billion and their median growth was an impressive 97 percent.
Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/5000.
Methodology The 2012 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2008 to 2011. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2008. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2011. The minimum revenue required for 2008 is $100,000; the minimum for 2011 is $2 million.
About Rising Medical Solutions Rising Medical Solutions is a national medical-financial solutions firm that provides medical bill review, hospital bill review and medical cost containment services to the workers' compensation, auto, liability and group health markets. Inc. magazine ranks the Chicago-based company as one of the fastest growing private enterprises in America.