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July 20, 2015 08:30 ET

State of Mississippi Selects the Castlight Health Enterprise Healthcare Management Solution

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - July 20, 2015) - Castlight Health, Inc. (NYSE: CSLT), the leader in enterprise healthcare management (EHM), today announced that the State of Mississippi Department of Finance and Administration has selected the Castlight Enterprise Healthcare Cloud (EHC) to help the state manage its significant healthcare investment while driving improved health outcomes for Mississippi's public employees and their families.

The State of Mississippi had been searching for a more effective way to manage the State and School Employees Health Insurance Plan, which covers over 116,000 employees across Mississippi. The State selected the Castlight platform to support employees in making high-value care decisions as they begin to implement new health benefit program designs.

"When armed with the right EHM platform, state leaders can play a proactive role in improving the healthcare experience for their employees, as well as support the states' best healthcare providers," said Michele Law, chief revenue officer of Castlight Health. "We are excited and honored to welcome the State of Mississippi to the Castlight Health family of customers."

As part of this agreement, the State of Mississippi plans to:

  • Deploy the Castlight Enterprise Healthcare Cloud to arm state employees with the information they need to make price and quality comparisons in their healthcare services and prescription drug benefits.
  • Support employees with price and quality information to ease the transition to innovative new health plan and benefit designs.
  • Provide a full EHM platform that enables state benefit managers to understand and strategically manage state healthcare investments.

The State of Mississippi joins more than 170 companies spanning 25 industries that have selected the Castlight Enterprise Healthcare Cloud to leverage existing investments in employee health and wellness, eliminate waste, and eradicate unnecessary spending. Castlight customers include more than 45 Fortune 500 companies, including those in retail, technology, manufacturing, and transportation, as well as government entities.

About Castlight Health
Castlight Health, Inc. (NYSE: CSLT) is a leader in enterprise healthcare management. We believe great healthcare builds great business, and U.S. enterprises can gain control over the $620 billion spent annually on healthcare, transforming a crippling cost into a strategic business advantage. Recognized as a top 2014 software platform by the HR Technology Conference & Exposition, the Castlight Enterprise Healthcare Cloud enables employers to understand and manage all their healthcare investments while helping employees make the best possible healthcare decisions. Castlight is a great place to work, honored with a Glassdoor Employees' Choice award and recognized by Rock Health for Diversity in Leadership. For more information visit www.castlighthealth.com. Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn and Like us on Facebook. Source: Castlight Health.

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