Socioeconomic Health Scores



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Predict health risks more precisely without claims data

The suite of Socioeconomic Health Scores delivers health risk predictions that leverage key socioeconomic attributes found within public records data to provide healthcare entities with a picture of future risk. This solution enables healthcare entities to view patients as people living dynamic lives, and creates transparency that drives highly informed decisions.


  • Eliminates the dependency on claims and Rx data to predict health risks which is critically important for new enrollees
  • Complements or powers existing population health analytics with a composite score to identify patients for proactive intervention
  • Allows customer to quickly understand individual health risk without building, implementing, or tuning complex clinical risk models
  • Improve patient stratification and discharge planning by predicting how likely a patient is to be readmitted to the hospital within 30 days
  • Empower pharmacy staff with a highly proactive approach to patient engagement and consultations


  • Readmission Risk Score leverages hundreds of socioeconomic data attributes to predict patients likely to be readmitted within 30 days on par with or better than scoring models that use only clinical data
  • Predicts the potential health risk over the next 12 months for new members and members who do not utilize their health care benefits
  • Utilizes the Socioeconomic Health Attributes and internally derived measures based on socioeconomic data
  • Member-level score represented in two (2) ways:
    • Index relative to a member population (member's forecast/average population forecast)
    • A score greater than 1 indicates that a member is at above-average health risk
  • Percentile ranking (1-100)
    • The higher the percentile ranking of the member, the higher the member's health risk
  • Available via flat or XML files refreshed in various frequencies (weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annually, annually)

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LexisNexis® Socioeconomic Health Score does not constitute a “consumer report” as that term is defined in the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act, 15 USC 1681 et seq.(FCRA). Accordingly, LexisNexis® Socioeconomic Health Score not be used in whole or in part as a factor in determining eligibility for credit, insurance, employment or another permissible purpose under the FCRA. Due to the nature of the origin of public record information, the public records and commercially available data sources used in reports may contain errors. Source data is sometimes reported or entered inaccurately, processed poorly or incorrectly, and is generally not free from defect. This product or service aggregates and reports data, as provided by the public records and commercially available data sources, and is not the source of the data, nor is it a comprehensive compilation of the data. Before relying on any data, it should be independently verified.