Using “MAP App” to Move Revenue Cycle Metrics and Drive Performance

Conifer Health Solutions to present case study at HFMA’S 2011: ANI Healthcare Finance Conference

FRISCO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Conifer Health Solutions, a leader in business process solutions for healthcare providers, and its use of the Healthcare Financial Managements Association’s (HFMA’s) “MAP App” to drive revenue cycle performance will be the subject of a case study being presented during HFMA’s 2011: ANI Healthcare Finance Conference in Orlando, Florida.

Stephen Mooney, president of Revenue Cycle Solutions at Conifer Health Solutions, and Suzanne Lestina, director of Revenue Cycle MAP (Measure, Apply & Perform) at HFMA, will conduct the presentation on how Conifer uses HFMA’s web-based MAP App as part of its comprehensive strategy to establish the definitive indicators of revenue cycle performance, track its performance, and recommend steps for improvement. They will also explain how the MAP App utilizes Key Performance Indicators that are standardized across the revenue cycle industry and include peer comparison of validated data to provide best practices.

Mooney has led Conifer (and its predecessor organization) since 2004 and has held various leadership positions within the revenue cycle industry for more than 20 years. Lestina has been with HFMA for nearly six years and has more than 25 years of healthcare experience, including 10 years as a revenue cycle consultant. They will present the case study during HFMA’s conference on Tuesday, June 28, at 11:15 a.m. EDT. The conference is being held at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center from June 26-29 in Orlando.

About Conifer

Conifer Health Solutions provides Revenue Cycle and Patient Communications services to more than 100 hospitals and health systems nationwide. Conifer utilizes proprietary workflows and technology to offer comprehensive Revenue Cycle Solutions ranging from patient pre-registration to Health Information Management and Clinical Revenue Cycle services to the processing of governmental, managed care and self-pay claims. The company also provides best-in-class Patient Communications services that include physician referrals, patient education, marketing services and pre-admission clinical appropriateness reviews.

Born from healthcare, Conifer Health Solutions is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and employs 3,400 people. For more information, call 1-877-CONIFER or visit the company’s website at www.coniferhealth.com.

Conifer Health Solutions, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:THC). Some of the statements in this release may constitute forward-looking statements. Such statements are based on our current expectations and could be affected by numerous factors and are subject to various risks and uncertainties, certain of which are discussed in Tenet’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended Dec. 31, 2010, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, and periodic reports on Form 8-K. Do not rely on any forward-looking statement, as we cannot predict or control many of the factors that ultimately may affect our ability to achieve the results estimated. We make no promise to update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of changes in underlying factors, new information, future events or otherwise.



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Conifer Health Solutions
John Hoffmann, 214-676-5024
or
Sophia Stoller, 972-335-6134

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