HMS Holdings Corp.
HMS HOLDINGS CORP (Form: 4, Received: 08/12/2015 16:58:32)
FORM 4
[ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

RUDNICK ELLEN A
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

HMS HOLDINGS CORP [ HMSY ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__ X __ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

5615 HIGH POINT DRIVE
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

8/11/2015
(Street)

IRVING, TX 75038
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock   8/11/2015     M    17550   (1) A $7.9966   41621   D    

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Nonqualified Stock Option (Right to Buy)   $7.9966   (2) 8/11/2015     M         17550   (2)     (3) 9/30/2015   Common Stock   17550   (2) $0   0   D    

Explanation of Responses:
( 1)  The shares were acquired by Ms. Rudnick upon a cash exercise of stock options, which qualifies as exempt from Section 16(b) short-swing liability. Ms. Rudnick paid the aggregate exercise price of $140,340.33 out of personal funds, pursuant to the applicable stock option agreement. The option initially was granted on October 1, 2008, and had an expiration date on September 30, 2015.
( 2)  This option was previously reported as covering 5,850 shares at an exercise price of $23.99 per share but was adjusted to reflect the 3-for-1 stock split of the Issuer's common shares, effected in the form of a common stock dividend. The stock dividend was distributed on August 16, 2011, to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 22, 2011.
( 3)  The option vested in quarterly increments over a period of one year commencing on December 31, 2008.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
RUDNICK ELLEN A
5615 HIGH POINT DRIVE
IRVING, TX 75038
X



Signatures
/s/ Eugene V. DeFelice, as Attorney-in-fact for Ellen A. Rudnick 8/12/2015
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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