Plano, TX – March 26, 2015 - NTT DATA, Inc., a leading IT services provider, today announced an expanded relationship with Tufts Health Plan in which it will provide further application support and maintenance, testing and incremental project services.

With a relationship dating back over a decade, NTT DATA will help Tufts Health Plan continue to keep pace with Federal and state regulatory demands and respond more quickly with innovative services for its customers by leveraging its approaches to application test automation, application modernization and application management. In addition, the engagement aims to create productivity and cost efficiencies throughout Tufts Health Plan’s IT organization by expanding use of its Advanced Development Center operations.

“NTT DATA is a trusted advisor and our work with them continues to help us achieve our business objectives,” said Joseph Imbimbo, CTO of Tufts Health Plan. “We expect that our expanded relationship will contribute to further reducing expenses, driving efficiencies and continually improving our services.”

“NTT DATA is proud to expand its work with Tufts Health Plan, recently recognized as the number one private and Medicaid health plans in the country,” said Ralph Burns, president, Healthcare Services of NTT DATA, Inc. “We look forward to helping Tufts Health Plan support its growth by further enhancing its capacity to quickly adapt to changing customer and regulatory needs.”

About NTT DATA

NTT DATA is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner with 75,000 professionals based in over 40 countries. NTT DATA emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services, including consulting, application services, business process and IT outsourcing, and cloud-based solutions. We’re part of NTT Group, one of the world’s largest technology services companies, generating more than $112 billion in annual revenues, and partner to 80% of the Fortune Global 100.

Visit www.nttdata.com/americas to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a range of businesses and government agencies.

About Tufts Health Plan

A nonprofit organization founded in 1979, Tufts Health Plan is nationally recognized for its commitment to providing innovative, high-quality health care coverage. Touching the lives of more than one million members, Tufts Health Plan serves members in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, offering coverage across the life span regardless of age or circumstance.

Tufts Health Plan is ranked the #1 private health plan in the country.* Its Medicaid plan is also ranked #1 in the country.** Its Tufts Medicare Preferred HMO and Senior Care Options plans earned a 4.5 Star rating - based on a five star rating - from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for 2015.

For more information visit us at TuftsHealthPlan.com.

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* The National Committee for Quality Assurance’s (NCQA) Private Health Insurance Plan Rankings 2014-2015.

** NCQA’s Medicaid Health Insurance Plan Rankings 2014-2015.

About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, application, infrastructure and business process services.

NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune Global 100.

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