Building on a long-term relationship with NantHealth’s Eviti Connect for Oncology, MPC commits to improving member care and managing costs associated with treating autoimmune diseases

Morrisville, NC – November 16, 2021 – NantHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: NH), a leading provider of enterprise solutions that help businesses transform complex data into actionable insights, today announced that Maryland Physicians Care (MPC), an existing customer of the Eviti Connect for Oncology platform, selected NantHealth’s Eviti Connect for Autoimmune Diseases solution as the foundation for MPC’s new industry-leading digital drug authorization program for members living with chronic autoimmune conditions. Eviti Connect for Autoimmune Diseases will enable MPC to gain visibility into drug costs, support proper reimbursements, reduce denials and appeals, and minimize overall cost while increasing patient care.

“We continuously seek innovative ways to serve the people of Maryland by implementing high-quality, value-based, and cost-effective programs that improve care and overall health,” said Dr. Jonathan Keyser, PharmD, MBA, Director of Pharmacy at MPC, A Maryland Managed Care Plan. “We’re thrilled to roll out the Eviti Connect for Autoimmune Diseases platform to our provider network to enhance the medication approval process for members living with autoimmune conditions. Using the platform will help our members access their medications as needed.”

The new agreement allows MPC to extend the knowledge of their clinical teams with independent expertise, streamline authorization workflows for providers and internal staff and confirm that member care complies with medical policy, pharmacy policy, and step therapy requirements.

“At NantHealth, our mission is to help providers and payers expedite the path to appropriate care and reduce wasteful spending, and our collaboration with MPC embodies this mission,” said Ron Louks, Chief Operating Officer at NantHealth. “We are excited to enable MPC’s provider network to efficiently determine treatments that meet plan requirements at the point of care so members can access treatments for autoimmune diseases when needed.”

NantHealth’s Eviti Connect is a software-as-a-service (SaaS), evidence-based decision support and treatment validation platform that gives providers and payers confidence to prescribe and reimburse high-quality, high-value care. It has helped payers and providers navigate the complexities of cancer care and has expanded its focus and targets autoimmune diseases aiming to save time on appeals and expedite optimal patient care while managing payer costs.

For more information about Eviti Connect, visit the NantHealth website.

About NantHealth, Inc.

NantHealth, a member of the NantWorks ecosystem of companies, provides enterprise solutions that help businesses transform complex data into actionable insights. By offering efficient ways to move, interpret, and visualize complex and highly sensitive information, NantHealth enables customers in healthcare, life sciences, logistics, telecommunications and other industries to automate, understand and act on data while keeping it secure and scalable. NantHealth’s product portfolio comprises the latest technology in payer/provider collaboration platforms for real-time coverage decision support (Eviti and NaviNet), and data solutions that provide multi-data analysis, reporting and professional services offerings (Quadris). The OpenNMS Group, Inc., a NantHealth subsidiary, helps businesses monitor and manage network health and performance. For more information, visit, follow us on TwitterFacebookLinkedIn and YouTube, and subscribe to our blog.

About Maryland Physicians Care

Maryland Physicians Care is a local managed care organization owned by Meritus Medical Center, Inc., Western Maryland Health System Corporation, Holy Cross Health, Inc. and St. Agnes Healthcare, Inc. Maryland Physicians Care administers health care services to Maryland’s HealthChoice enrollees. Founded in 1996, Maryland Physicians Care believes in helping its members make good decisions about their health through quality health care services.

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