GLENDALE, Calif., March 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. ("ApolloMed" or "the Company") (OTC: AMEH), an integrated population health management company focused on value-based care, today announced that it has received an additional $5 million strategic equity investment from Network Medical Management, Inc. ("NMM"), one of the largest healthcare Management Services Organizations (MSOs) in California.

Under the terms of the investment agreement, ApolloMed issued 555,555 preferred shares of stock to NMM at $9.00 per share with warrants to purchase an additional 555,555 shares at $10.00 per share.  The Company intends to use these funds for further growth initiatives and for working capital, in addition to strengthening its balance sheet.

The latest round of funding follows a $10 million equity investment by Network Medical Management in October 2015.  The two companies have been working closely together on multiple initiatives, including hospitalist medicine, hospice & palliative care, ACO management and population health management. 

Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Alhambra, California, NMM is part of an integrated healthcare organization which includes two IPAs (Allied Pacific IPA and La Salle Medical Associates), a Knox-Keene, Medicare-approved health plan (Universal Care), two Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), a 99-bed skilled nursing facility, two ambulatory surgical care centers, lab, pharmacy and multiple clinics. NMM currently is responsible for coordinating the care for over 600,000 covered patients in Southern and Central California through a network of over 10 IPAs with over 4500 contracted physicians. 

"We are pleased that Network Medical Management has chosen to increase its investment in ApolloMed," stated Warren Hosseinion, M.D., Chief Executive Officer of Apollo Medical Holdings.  "The outcomes of our initiatives to date have been excellent, and we look forward to even more collaboration among the two companies."

"ApolloMed has a long track record of success in hospitalist medicine, hospice/palliative care and population health management," stated Kenneth Sim, M.D., Co-Chairman of Network Medical Management.  "We are excited about their long-term strategy and pleased to partner with ApolloMed as they continue their rapid growth."

About Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc.

Headquartered in Glendale, California, ApolloMed is an integrated population health management company committed to providing exceptional multi-disciplinary care in the communities it serves.  ApolloMed is addressing the healthcare needs of its patients by leveraging its integrated healthcare delivery platform comprised of six affiliated and complementary physician groups:  ApolloMed Hospitalists, ApolloMed ACO (Accountable Care Organization), Maverick Medical Group (Independent Physician Association), ApolloMed Care Clinics, Apollo Care Connect and Apollo Palliative Services. ApolloMed strives to improve medical outcomes with high-quality, cost-efficient care.  For more information, please visit www.apollomed.net

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