HMS Holdings Corp. Makes InformationWeek 500 for Second Consecutive Year

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. (NASDAQ:HMSY) — a leading provider of cost-containment services for Medicare, Medicaid, and other healthcare payers — announced today that it made the 500 for the second consecutive year. The annual list tracks the nation’s most innovative users of business technology.

“We are thrilled to be honored again on the 500 for key technology investments we’re making to help drive our business,” said Cynthia Nustad, Chief Information Officer at HMS. “Our technical and business teams continue to focus on the enhancement of our data warehouse and the delivery of our analytics solutions — critical systems to improve service to our clients and to lay the foundation for future success. Our teams also focused on ensuring technology investments are transparent so our executives have insight to the items they want to prioritize.”

identifies and honors the nation's most innovative users of information technology with its annual 500 listing, and also tracks the technology, strategies, investments and administrative practices of some of the best-known organizations in the country. Unique among corporate rankings, the 500 spotlights the power of innovation in information technology.

“The theme of this year's 500 is digital business,” said InformationWeek Editor in Chief Rob Preston. “It’s a movement rooted in data analytics, mobile computing, social networking, and other customer-focused technologies that is turning companies and industries on their ear. Every enterprise is now a digital business — or needs to become one fast. The companies in our ranking are leading the way.”

Several factors contributed to HMS’s selection, including the development of sophisticated cost-containment solutions that allow our clients to make more fact-based decisions. In addition, HMS’s data analytics has enhanced our internal business processes, and the development of our products and services.

Additional details on the 500 can be found online at .

, through business units including and , provides and services for healthcare payers. These units serve in more than 40 states; commercial insurers, including Medicaid managed care, Medicare Advantage, and group health plans; the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; and . As a result of our services, clients recovered more than $3.2 billion in 2012 and saved billions of dollars more through the prevention of erroneous payments.

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