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Conifer Health Solutions and The Christ Hospital Health Network Extend Revenue Cycle Management Agreement

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Multi-year contract covers patient financial services for the 555-bed hospital in Cincinnati</i> </p>

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Conifer Health Solutions and The Christ Hospital Health Network Extend Revenue Cycle Management Agreement

09:05 EDT Wednesday, May 15, 2013

FRISCO, Texas (Business Wire) -- Conifer Health Solutions, a leader in business process management services for the healthcare industry, announced that The Christ Hospital Health Network in Cincinnati has extended its long-term partnership with Conifer Health for revenue cycle management. Under the terms of the multi-year renewal, Conifer Health will continue utilizing its revenue cycle management expertise and investment in proprietary processes and technology for the 555-bed hospital to provide day-to-day management of the revenue cycle including billing, AR management, denials management, cash posting, credit balance processing, customer service, bad debt management, and medical eligibility. This, in turn, will continue to allow The Christ Hospital to focus on its mission of providing the finest patient experience and improving the health of the community it serves.

“We are pleased to announce our revenue cycle management extension with Conifer Health Solutions and are excited to still have them working with us as we serve The Christ Hospital's patients, their families and our community,” said Chris Bergman, chief financial officer, The Christ Hospital Health Network. “Conifer Health brings scale and expertise to our revenue cycle operations, and that supports our values of creating excellence and efficiency within our health network. We've realized a solid history of performance from Conifer Health and we're happy to continue working with them.”

Conifer Health President and Chief Executive Officer Stephen Mooney added, “We are very appreciative of the confidence The Christ Hospital has shown in Conifer by extending our revenue cycle management agreement. We remain committed to continuing to make a positive difference in their financial results as we support and serve their patients, and are very happy to have such a strong partnership with this highly-recognized healthcare network.”

About The Christ Hospital Health Network

The Christ Hospital Health Network is a regional system of care that extends The Christ Hospital's nearly 125 years of superior care and leadership to more than 100 locations in the Greater Cincinnati area. The Network delivers integrated, individualized healthcare and wellness services through its comprehensive physician network, advanced specialty services and the region's Most Preferred Hospital (National Research Corporation). Its mission is to provide the finest patient experience and improve the health of the community. To learn more about its locations and award-winning services, visit www.TheChristHospital.com.

About Conifer Health Solutions

Conifer Health Solutions is a healthcare business process management services provider working to improve operational performance for more than 600 clients so they can support financial improvement, enhance the patient experience, and drive value-based performance. Through our revenue cycle management, patient communications and engagement, and value-based care solutions, we empower healthcare decision makers—hospitals, health systems, physicians, self-insured employers, and community and government health plans—to better connect every point of patient engagement. Conifer Health processes 10 million patient accounts annually, manages $21 billion in annual patient revenue, and provides technology and health management services to support care management for more than 3 million lives. For more information, call 1-877-CONIFER or visit www.coniferhealth.com.

Conifer Health Solutions, LLC, is a 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, 2012, 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.

for Conifer Health Solutions
Tony Katsulos, 972-788-9456 ext. 301
katsulos@jetstreampr.com

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