Apollo Medical Holdings Announces the Appointment of David G. Schmidt to its Board of Directors

GLENDALE, Calif., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. ("ApolloMed") (OTCQB:AMEH), an integrated physician-driven healthcare delivery company that puts 'Patients First,' today announced the appointment of David G. Schmidt as an independent member of its Board of Directors.

Schmidt is currently a Principal of Schmidt & Associates, a consultancy practice that focuses on strategic planning and implementation in the healthcare industry.  From 2002 to 2010, he served as the CEO and Member of the Board of SCAN Health Plan, the tenth largest Medicare Advantage plan in the country.  With revenues exceeding $1.8 billion, the Company served more than 130,000 Medicare beneficiaries, including a large number of individuals receiving both Medicare and Medicaid.

Prior to joining SCAN, Schmidt served as CEO of Medicheck, a firm that provided Internet-based financial service management to healthcare organizations.  He led the Company from development stage through its sale to a healthcare IT company, Passport Health Communications.  He then served on Passport's Board for four years.  Prior to Medicheck, Schmidt was the Senior Vice President of Sales and Customer Services for Care America/Blue Shield Health Plan and Regional Vice President for FHP Healthcare.  He received a BA in Economics from UCLA and an MBA from The Anderson School of Management at UCLA.

"We are honored to have David join our Board of Directors," stated Warren Hosseinion, MD, Chief Executive Officer of ApolloMed. "His wealth of industry experience in working with the specialized needs of high growth healthcare companies should prove invaluable to us as we persist in executing strategies to nationally distinguish ApolloMed as a noted leader in integrated healthcare delivery."

"I am very pleased to be joining the ApolloMed team, as I believe their physician-driven, patient-centric approach to healthcare delivery will prove to be part of the solution to our country's healthcare crisis," added Schmidt.

About Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. (ApolloMed)

Headquartered in Glendale, California and dedicated to putting the 'Patient First,' ApolloMed is a physician-driven integrated healthcare delivery company, fueled by its commitment to provide exceptional multi-disciplinary care in the communities it serves in Southern and Central California.  ApolloMed is addressing the healthcare needs of the nation's largest population center by leveraging its integrated healthcare delivery platform through its complementary physician groups:  ApolloMed Hospitalists and ApolloMed ACO (Accountable Care Organization).  This platform combines hospitalist medicine, critical care medicine, patient care coordination, case management and transition management that enable healthcare organizations to engage in performance payments for utilization efficiency, quality of care objectives and shared accountability arrangements.  ApolloMed strives to improve medical outcomes with high quality, cost efficient care.  For more information, please visit www.apollomed.net.

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