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Equian Announces Acquisition of Nurse Audit

Adds Further Depth to Market-Leading Payment Integrity Platform

/ -- INDIANAPOLIS, IN--(Marketwired - May 24, 2016) -  Equian announced the completed acquisition of Nurse Audit, adding further depth to the market's leading end-to-end payment integrity services platform for the healthcare, workers compensation, and property & casualty industries.

Founded in 1994 and based in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Nurse Audit provides comprehensive audit services to major health insurance carriers. The company specializes in audit and review programs, including provider audits, DRG validation, CPT code and clinical reviews, high-cost implant reviews, high-cost pharmaceutical reviews, and bill negotiation services.

Equian CEO, Scott Mingee, stated, "With the addition of Nurse Audit, we add significant expertise and new content to the Equian platform that will create meaningful additional value for our combined client base. In today's complicated reimbursement environment, our clients desire a strategic partner with a broad range of capabilities to assist in their payment accuracy programs. Nurse Audit complements our existing payment integrity services with a market-leading, coding-focused approach that will increase the savings we deliver to our customers."

Sharon Weston, CEO of Nurse Audit, added, "We are very excited to be joining the Equian team and look forward to continuing to provide the same gold standard quality of service to our clients, while also being able to offer a highly attractive expanded suite of solutions."

About Equian

Equian is a leading end-to-end Payment Integrity organization. The company's platform manages over $250 billion of claims data in their innovative platform designed to assist clients by avoiding, identifying, pricing, analyzing clinical codes, and ultimately recovering inaccurate transactions in the complex environments of healthcare, workers compensation, and property & casualty markets. Equian acts on data to pay the right party for the right amount at the right time delivering over $1.25 billion in actionable savings throughout the payment spectrum.

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