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D CEO Magazine Taps HMS General Counsel Meredith Bjorck as Finalist in 2017 Corporate Counsel Awards

August 3, 2017 at 2:20 PM EDT

IRVING, Texas, Aug. 03, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- D CEO, a leading regional business publication, has selected Meredith Bjorck, executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of Irving-based HMS, as a finalist in its 2017 Corporate Counsel Awards. These awards honor outstanding in-house attorneys in the North Texas region. Bjorck is a finalist in the category of Outstanding General Counsel—Large Legal Department.

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
D CEO Finalist for 2017 Corporate Counsel Awards

"I am incredibly proud of Meredith for this well-deserved recognition," said Bill Lucia, HMS chairman and CEO. "Her strong leadership, extensive business experience, and sound judgment are vital to our continued growth as a national leader in fighting fraud, waste, and abuse in the healthcare system."

Bjorck, a member of the HMS team since April 2016, leads all aspects of the company's legal operations and serves as principal counsel to senior leadership and the board of directors. She also plays a key role in driving HMS's business and investment strategy, including the company's recent purchase of Eliza Corporation - a health engagement management and member analytics firm.

Winners of the 2017 Corporate Counsel Awards will be announced at a ceremony in late September.

A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/349aa035-34ec-4238-ad17-558c45d6af48

About HMS
HMS delivers the broadest range of cost containment solutions in the industry to improve financial and health outcomes for organizations at risk. Using innovative technology and powerful data analytics, we help clients reduce costs, increase quality, and achieve regulatory compliance. As a result of our services, clients save billions of dollars every year and reach their performance goals. For more information, visit www.hms.com or follow us on Twitter at @HMSHealthcare.

Media Contact:

Francesca Marraro

VP, Marketing and Communicationsfmarraro@hms.com


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