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HMS Adds Over One Million Lives in New Medicaid Managed Care Contracts
Date:5/21/2009

NEW YORK, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- HMS today announced that it had been awarded contracts with six additional Medicaid managed care plans, adding over one million lives to the company's portfolio. HMS will be providing one or more of its core services -- including third party recovery and cost avoidance -- to Citrus Health Care, Inc. (FL); Community Health Group (CA); Fidelis Care New York (NY); Health First (NY); Health Plan of Michigan, Inc. (MI); and Virginia Premier Health Plan, Inc. (VA).

"HMS continues to add new plans through a variety of procurement processes, including Requests for Proposals. These recent wins underscore the fact that managed care plans of all sizes continue to show a strong commitment to addressing cost containment through HMS's services," said Christina Dragonetti, HMS Executive Vice President for Managed Care.

With the addition of these plans, HMS provides cost containment services to over 100 managed care plans across the country.

About HMS (Nasdaq: HMSY)

HMS Holdings Corp. (HMS) is the leader in coordination of benefits and program integrity services for government healthcare programs. The company's clients include health and human services programs in more than 40 states, 100 Medicaid managed care plans, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and Veterans Administration facilities. HMS helps ensure that healthcare claims are paid correctly and by the responsible party. As a result of the company's services, government healthcare programs recover over $1 billion annually, and avoid billions of dollars more in erroneous payments.


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