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Conifer Health Solutions CEO Stephen M. Mooney Honored with Ernst & Young 2013 Entrepreneur of the Year® Award

Friday, June 28, 2013

Conifer Health Solutions CEO Stephen M. Mooney Honored with Ernst & Young 2013 Entrepreneur of the Year® Award

10:00 EDT Friday, June 28, 2013

FRISCO, Texas (Business Wire) -- Stephen M. Mooney, president and CEO of Conifer Health Solutions, has received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2013 Award in the Health Services category for the Southwest Area North region.

Stephen M. Mooney, president and CEO of Conifer Health Solutions, has received the Ernst & Young Ent ...

Stephen M. Mooney, president and CEO of Conifer Health Solutions, has received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2013 Award in the Health Services category for the Southwest Area North region. (Photo: Business Wire)

This award recognizes high-growth entrepreneurs who demonstrate extraordinary success in innovation, financial performance and a personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

“We believe entrepreneurs are the lifeblood of our economy. It's important to honor them and to recognize their impact, while encouraging others to follow in their footsteps,” said Debra von Storch, Ernst & Young's Southwest Region Leader of Entrepreneur of the Year. “We are proud to recognize Stephen Mooney's entrepreneurial spirit and strong leadership at Conifer Health Solutions.”

“Receiving Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year award is an incredible honor for me, especially given the pool of very accomplished nominees. I share this recognition with all of my Conifer Health colleagues,” said Conifer Health President and CEO Stephen Mooney. “Conifer Health's significant growth reflects the results we deliver to hospitals and health systems that rely on our Revenue Cycle Management, Value-Based Care and Patient Communication and Engagement services to enhance operating efficiency and financial performance.”

Conifer Health's growth story began in 2008 when it was created out of the Patient Financial Services division at Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:THC). Its client contact center began providing revenue cycle and patient communication services to non-Tenet hospitals and health systems. Today, Conifer Health operates in 43 states, serving more than 600 clients with more than 16 million patient interactions annually.

“I have known Stephen Mooney for nearly 20 years to be a great entrepreneur who always puts the customer first,” said Trevor Fetter, president and chief executive officer, Tenet and chairman of the board of managers, Conifer Health. “The Entrepreneur of the Year award substantiates the incredibly hard work that Steve and his team have put in to building this business while enhancing patient care. This recognition is an endorsement of the prominent role Conifer Health has established within the healthcare industry.”

About Conifer Health Solutions

Conifer Health Solutions is a healthcare services company working to improve operational performance for more than 600 clients to support financial improvement, enhance the patient experience, and drive value-based performance. Through our revenue cycle management, patient communication 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 at every point of patient engagement. We have more than 16 million patient interactions annually across all of our service lines. Conifer Health manages $21 billion in annual patient revenue, and provides technology and health management services to support care management for more than 4 million lives. For more information, call 1-877-CONIFER or visit www.coniferhealth.com.

About Ernst & Young

Ernst & Young is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. Worldwide, our 167,000 people are united by our shared values and an unwavering commitment to quality. We make a difference by helping our people, our clients and our wider communities achieve their potential.

About Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur Of The Year ®

Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award recognizes the significant contributions of entrepreneurs who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement.

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

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