Community Health Solutions of America Implements Cognizant's Comprehensive HEDIS Measurement and Reporting Solution

  Community Health Solutions of America Implements Cognizant's Comprehensive
                   HEDIS Measurement and Reporting Solution

Leading Medical Management Service Organization Partners with Cognizant to
Improve Outcomes and Quality of Care for the State Medicaid Population

PR Newswire

TEANECK, N.J., Dec. 11, 2012

TEANECK, N.J., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) today
announced the successful deployment of a comprehensive compliance measurement
and reporting solution for Community Health Solutions of America, Inc. (CHS),
a leading managed healthcare company, to help deliver superior care and
service to Medicaid enrollees.

ClaimSphere HEDIS, Cognizant's NCQA (National Committee for Quality
Assurance)-certified solution, enables healthcare companies to plan, monitor,
and improve performance of HEDIS (Healthcare Effectiveness Data and
Information Set) measures. The solution will support CHS' launch of targeted
campaigns to improve patient health.

ClaimSphere HEDIS is designed to scale to the requirements of the emerging
value-based healthcare model, which focuses on improving outcomes to contain
cost. The solution will enable CHS to improve outcomes and quality scores by
gaining a deeper understanding of their members; and leverage physician and
patient data more effectively to generate actionable insights and drive
informed decision-making. By proactively identifying patient gaps in quality
care and working with providers and patients to ensure quality care is
obtained, CHS can positively impact the health of their members.

"This engagement marks an important milestone in our mission to deliver
patient-centric and physician-driven managed care," said Berta O'Leary, Vice
President of Quality Management at CHS. "Apart from Cognizant's robust domain
and technical knowledge, we were impressed with the user-friendly features and
functionality of ClaimSphere HEDIS, and its strong ability to uncover gaps in
the state-provided claims, membership, and provider data. The solution will
help us drive positive changes in healthcare quality, access, and convenience,
and increase provider and member satisfaction, while optimizing costs and

"We are pleased to help CHS fulfill its member care goals and meet the complex
regulatory demands of a rapidly changing marketplace," said Krish Venkat,
Executive Vice President of Cognizant's Healthcare and Life Sciences practice.
"ClaimSphere HEDIS leverages our deep healthcare knowledge and specialized
analytics and performance management expertise. Besides enabling CHS to
leverage industry standards to map out solutions, drive change, and improve
business effectiveness, the solution will further strengthen the company's
reputation for innovation in supporting wellness, strengthening
physician-patient relationships, and improving the quality of life for members
in its care."

About Community Health Solutions of America, Inc.
Community Health Solutions is nationally recognized for experience and
leadership, enabling it to provide innovative and comprehensive medical care
management services to a diverse client base. With offices in Florida,
Kentucky, South Carolina, Louisiana, and Maryland, CHS is experienced in
developing and managing Medical Homes Network programs for State Medicaid
entities. CHS also has specialized programs for both the Dual Eligibles and
Medically Complex Children and Adults.

Community Health Solutions of America, Inc. (CHS) is headquartered in St.
Petersburg, Florida. The company's team of professionals includes physicians,
nurses, and care advocates. CHS, along with its sister organization, Premier
Administrative Solutions, a third party administrator, is a multifaceted group
experienced in and qualified to manage all aspects of a healthcare program.
CHS is committed to creating extraordinary partnerships with clients, enabling
it to provide unrivaled service. The company defines its business success by
the quality and array of services delivered by its team of experts. Supported
by cutting-edge technology and quality management programs, its mission is to
deliver a level of service that exceeds client's expectations. For more
information, please visit:

About Cognizant's Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice
Cognizant's Healthcare and Life Sciences practice is committed to helping
change millions of lives for the better by partnering with clients to build
solutions to healthcare challenges, continually improve the way they do
business, set the pace in clinical development, strengthen their regulatory
infrastructure, and increase competitiveness. Consistently ranked among the
top 10 on the Healthcare Informatics Top 100, Cognizant serves 15 of the top
20 health plans in the U.S., 5 of the top 6 pharmacy benefit management
companies in the U.S., 27 of the top 30 global pharmaceutical companies, 9 of
the top 10 biotech companies, and 12 of the top 20 medical device companies.
With a large team of dedicated professionals including physicians, nurses,
pharmacologists, biomedical engineers, pharmacists, biostatisticians, medical
writers, and GxP consultants, the practice provides domain-aligned consulting,
IT, business process and analytics solutions globally.

About Cognizant
Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology,
consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping
the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in
Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant combines a passion for client
satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process
expertise, and a global, collaborative workforce that embodies the future of
work. With over 50 delivery centers worldwide and approximately 150,400
employees as of September 30, 2012, Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100,
the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 2000, and the Fortune 500 and is ranked among
the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world. Visit us online
at or follow us on Twitter: Cognizant.

Forward-Looking Statements
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Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, the accuracy of which are
necessarily subject to risks, uncertainties, and assumptions as to future
events that may not prove to be accurate. Factors that could cause actual
results to differ materially from those expressed or implied include general
economic conditions and the factors discussed in our most recent Form 10-K and
other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Cognizant
undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements,
whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

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