Emdeon Announces Agreement to Acquire Healthcare Technology Management Services

Acquisition of proven healthcare IT consulting firm will extend Emdeon’s ability to evaluate and implement comprehensive solutions for customers’ pressing IT challenges

NASHVILLE, nurse Tenn., March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Emdeon Inc. (NYSE: EM), a leading provider of healthcare revenue and payment cycle management solutions, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire Healthcare Technology Management Services (HTMS), a management consulting company focused primarily on the healthcare payer market. HTMS consultants have provided consulting services for payer organizations with a special focus on technology and operations for more than 20 years. The acquisition is subject to certain closing conditions and is expected to close this month.

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