Examination Management Services Buys Leprechaun

Examination Management Services Inc., a provider of medical information and risk management services, has completed its acquisition of Leprechaun LLC. Greene Holcomb & Fisher served as financial advisor to Examination Management.

Greene Holcomb & Fisher LLC is pleased to announce that Examination Management Services, Inc. (EMSI), a leading provider of medical information and risk management services to Medicare Advantage plans, Fortune 500 corporations and leading insurance carriers, has completed the acquisition of Leprechaun, LLC. GH&F served as exclusive financial advisor to EMSI, providing full-service, buy-side advisory assistance to the company.

“This transaction facilitated EMSI’s transition to providing full end-to-end services to Medicare Advantage Plans by adding front-end member targeting and back-end coding capabilities to EMSI’s leading data collection network” said Hunt Greene, GH&F Managing Director.

In EMSI’s press release, Chief Executive Officer Mark Davis commented, “At its heart, this acquisition strengthens our commitment to align our services with our clients’ business needs. By building on the success Leprechaun has had with its data analytics, coding and risk adjustment support capabilities, we enhance the solutions we have built to help Medicare Advantage plans be compliant with CMS guidelines.” Robert Brook, President of EMSI’s Healthcare Services Division added, “As we move forward with the integration of our services, our now mutual customers can expect measurable and tangible benefits, with an integrated end-to-end service offering for prospective and retrospective review coupled with HCC management services. Leprechaun’s customers can also expect EMSI’s continued support and investments in improving the operating platforms with which they are accustomed to working.”

About EMSI
EMSI is the market leader in medical information services necessary for Medicare Advantage plans, Fortune 500 corporations, government agencies and top insurance carriers to make informed decisions that improve the lives of those they serve. EMSI empowers its clients to make solid investment, personnel and claims decisions. The company delivers timely, cost-effective, comprehensive information to help minimize uncertainty and invite opportunity. EMSI was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona. It has service centers in Omaha, Irving, Waco, Salt Lake City, and Jacksonville. For more information on EMSI, visit www.emsinet.com.

About Leprechaun
Leprechaun, a pioneer in HCC Risk Adjustment is dedicated to enhancing healthcare and service excellence by providing the most complete HCC Risk Adjustment product portfolio in the market. Leprechaun provides initial member targeting and coding solutions to meet the HCC Risk Adjustment needs of Medicare Advantage plans by providing a broad, best-in-class product portfolio including Retrospective Chart Review, Prospective Evaluation, and Risk Adjusted Data Validation (RADV) Audit. Leprechaun leverages experienced industry professionals, proven and secure technology and flexibility to produce best-in-class results. For more information on Leprechaun, visit www.lepmed.com.

About Greene Holcomb & Fisher LLC
Greene Holcomb & Fisher, with offices in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Seattle and Atlanta, is an investment banking firm that specializes in mergers and acquisitions, private placements and financial advisory services for the middle market. At GH&F, we blend our experience from nationally prominent investment banks, New York Stock Exchange-listed companies and leading law firms with senior-level attention and entrepreneurial ingenuity to deliver creative services to high quality companies.