NEW YORK, March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- HMS Holdings Corp. (HMSY), a leading provider of cost containment services for government healthcare programs, today announced the promotions of Sean Curtin to Executive Vice President, Operations; Christina Dragonetti to Executive Vice President, Commercial Markets; and Maria Perrin to Executive Vice President, Government Markets. These promotions follow the company's announcement on February 20 of the appointment of Bill Lucia as Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Curtin leads the company's Operations functions, as well as the development of the coordination of benefits service line. He joined HMS in 2006 through the acquisition of BSPA, where he was responsible for managing half of the company's business.
Christina Dragonetti, who has been with HMS for over 20 years in multiple roles, was responsible for the formal launch of HMS's Medicaid managed care business. Under her leadership, this business line has grown to over $36 million in 2008 and continues to fuel the company's high growth rate.
Maria Perrin, who leads the company's government business, joined HMS in 2007, bringing over 10 years of marketing leadership at large corporations. Maria has been instrumental in expanding the HMS brand into the Federal market, and building and expanding the company's government relations functions.
"We've been working over the past few years to build a strong executive team capable of keeping HMS on its path of success," said Bill Lucia, Chief Executive Officer. "I am proud of the depth and talent this team brings to the organization and I look forward to continuing to work with them to take the HMS platform to the next level and beyond."
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, 90 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. HMS is a wholly owned subsidiary of HMS Holdings Corp., which is headquartered in New York and operates offices nationwide.
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