Investment by the industry’s largest independent PPO network enables DocASAP to bring its online scheduling solution to a growing number of healthcare payers and providers

NEW YORK, Oct. 7, 2013 — DocASAP, a market leader in online healthcare connectivity for physicians and consumers, today announced it has entered into a strategic partnership with MultiPlan, the nation’s largest and most comprehensive provider of healthcare cost management solutions. The agreement, which includes a significant investment by MultiPlan, will enable DocASAP to broaden its nationwide reach to healthcare providers and consumers across the U.S.

“Our affiliation with MultiPlan opens up valuable new channels through which DocASAP’s online scheduling solution and marketing platform can be accessed by physicians and health plan providers across the country,” said Puneet Maheshwari, founder and CEO of DocASAP. “As we expand our presence and extend our reach nationwide, we continue to work toward our mission of bringing consumers the scheduling ease and convenience they are looking for, while equipping our provider and health plan partners with the tools and strategies they need to be successful.”

In addition to providing an easier and more convenient way for consumers to schedule doctor appointments, DocASAP’s comprehensive solution provides healthcare providers with the tools they need to increase their visibility, attract more patients, streamline referrals, and more effectively market their practices across multiple web channels and mobile applications.

Health plans, increasingly focused on member engagement and improved health outcomes, also benefit by leveraging DocASAP’s rich functionality to power their proprietary networks, including upgraded search processes, in-depth reporting, comprehensive provider profiles and reviews, and online tools for members.

“As we move toward a consumer driven marketplace and the role of the patient magnifies in healthcare purchasing decisions, we are keenly interested in technologies that assists consumers, providers and payers,” said Mark Tabak, CEO, MultiPlan. “We aligned with DocASAP because of the company’s leading consumer facing technology which meets the rising patient demand for online appointment scheduling and electronic connectivity with physicians.” 

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About MultiPlan
MultiPlan, Inc. is the industry’s most comprehensive provider of healthcare cost management solutions. The company provides a single gateway to a host of primary, complementary and out-of-network strategies for managing the financial risks associated with healthcare claims. Clients include insurers/health plans, third-party administrators, self-funded employers, HMOs and other entities that pay medical bills in the commercial healthcare, government, workers compensation and auto markets. MultiPlan is owned by BC Partners, a leading international private equity firm, and Silver Lake, the world’s largest private investor in technology. For more information, visit www.MultiPlan.com.

About DocASAP
DocASAP is working to close gaps in healthcare access, improve the patient experience and boost provider performance through technology. Our intelligent patient-provider matching and online appointment scheduling solution connects patients with the right healthcare providers to improve population and community health. Our robust analytics and data insights help healthcare providers improve staff utilization and service offerings, all while improving patient experience. Some of the most well-known healthcare providers rely on DocASAP every day to extend their brand to the patients that need them most.

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