Altruista Health Named ACAP Preferred Vendor

  Altruista Health Named ACAP Preferred Vendor

 With Care Management Solutions Developed Specifically for Safety-Net Health
   Plans, Altruista Will Support 58 Health Plan Members of Association for
                          Community Affiliated Plans

Business Wire

RESTON, Va. -- March 28, 2013

Altruista Health, Inc., an innovative provider of caremanagement and
coordination technology solutions for health plans, health care providers and
coordinated care organizations, announced today that it has been accepted as a
Preferred Vendor by the Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP).
Preferred Vendor status is granted by ACAP to organizations that are endorsed
by at least one ACAP plan, and with no members saying they would not recommend
the vendor.

“We are proud to support ACAP and its member plans,” said Ashish Kachru,
co-founder and CEO of Altruista Health. “We believe ACAP plans will realize
the significant value our GuidingCare platform can deliver by helping them
maximize their limited resources and improve the health of their members.”

Altruista Health’s care management technology platform and data analytics
solutions have been developed and optimized specifically for the Safety Net
populations served by ACAP plans. Currently, Altruista Health counts the
following ACAP members as clients:

  *AlohaCare (HI)
  *Affinity Health (NY)
  *Colorado Access (CO)
  *Denver Health Medical Plan (CO)

"Altruista Health understands what plans like ours require to manage care
effectively in today’s collaborative, outcomes-based healthcare environment,”
said Mike McKitterick, Senior Vice President of Clinical Operations for
Colorado Access, an ACAP-affiliated plan and an Altruista Health client since

“ACAP-member Safety Net Health Plans are looking for innovative care
management and data analytics tools to help deliver the right care to the
right members,” said ACAP CEO Margaret A. Murray. “Altruista Health’s
expertise in this regard stands to be a real asset to our health plans and we
look forward to working with them through the Preferred Vendor program.”

About ACAP

The Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP) is a national trade
association representing58 nonprofit safety net health plans in 24 states.
ACAP’s mission is to represent and strengthen not-for-profit, safety net
health plans as they work with providers and caregivers in their communities
to improve the health and well-being of vulnerable populations in a
cost-effective manner. Collectively, ACAP plans serve more than 10 million
enrollees, representing more than 50 percent of individuals enrolled in
Medicaid-focused health plans.

About Altruista Health

Altruista Health, Inc. provides patient-centric and customizable population
care management solutions for health plans and providers. We develop and
deliver software tools, data analytics and support services that help
streamline clinical and administrative processes, improve patient outcomes and
reduce avoidable healthcare costs. Altruista Health clients include commercial
and government health payers, health systems and care management
organizations. For more information, visit


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