(New York, NY) April 17, 2018 – MultiPlan, Inc. announced they are accepting applications for their Rural Health Outreach Grant. The grant provides financial resources to hospitals serving rural areas to help them introduce or expand services, education, screenings and other programs aimed at improving the health of people in their communities. This year MultiPlan will award grants of up to $7,500 each.

The Rural Health Outreach Grant is available to hospitals participating in any of MultiPlan’s healthcare provider networks including PHCS, PHCS Medicaid, MultiPlan, MultiPlan Medicare Advantage, Beech Street, HealthEOS, Texas True Choice, IHP, HMN and RAN. An application for the grant is posted in the Providers section of MultiPlan’s website at https://www.multiplan.com/providers. Completed applications must be received by June 15, 2018. Grant recipients will be announced in July.

MultiPlan encourages hospitals applying for the grant to come up with innovative solutions for their programs. “We want to inspire positive change in the healthcare industry.” said Dr. Anthony Sposato, Corporate Medical Director for MultiPlan, “We hope our grant helps hospitals in rural areas find new ways to support the healthcare needs of their communities.”

MultiPlan introduced the program in 1995 and has since awarded over a half million dollars helping fund health services supporting patients across all age categories — from pediatric trauma programs to treating the behavioral health needs of the elderly. Information about grant recipients is available on the MultiPlan website. For questions about the grant, contact MultiPlan at [email protected].

About MultiPlan

MultiPlan is committed to helping healthcare payers and providers manage the cost of care, improve their competitiveness and inspire positive change. Leveraging sophisticated technology, data analytics and a team rich with industry experience, the company interprets clients’ needs and customizes innovative solutions that combine its payment integrity, network-based and analytics-based services. MultiPlan is a trusted partner to over 900,000 healthcare providers nationwide and to 700 healthcare payers in the commercial health, property and casualty, and government markets with 68 million members using our networks. MultiPlan is owned by Hellman & Friedman and other investors. For more information, visit multiplan.com.