Ozark, Mo. – August 20, 2013 – HEALTHCAREfirst, Inc., the leading provider of Web-based home health and hospice technologies and services, today announced that it has been named to the 2013 Inc. 500 | 5000 list of America’s Fastest Growing Companies for the sixth year. With the company’s sixth placement on the Inc. 500 | 5000 fastest growing companies list, HEALTHCAREfirst also again earned a place on the Inc. 500 | 5000 Honor Roll, reserved for those companies that have appeared on the list five or more times.

Headquartered in Ozark, Missouri, with offices in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and St. Paul, Minnesota, HEALTHCAREfirst is ranked #1573 on the prestigious fastest growing companies list, with a 252% three-year growth rate. Additionally, the company ranked #13 in the Top 100 Missouri Companies.

“We are so pleased to be to be named to Inc. Magazine’s 5000 list yet again,” said HEALTHCAREfirst President and CEO, Bobby Robertson. “Being named to this list is a true testament to the hard work and dedication of our staff. We are extremely proud of the progress that we have made and look forward to continuing our growth for years to come.”

HEALTHCAREfirst joins the ranks of many well-known companies who were previous members of the Inc. 500|5000 including Microsoft, Zappos, Oracle and Intuit.

“Not all the companies in the Inc. 500 | 5000 are in glamorous industries, but in their fields they are as famous as household name companies simply by virtue of being great at what they do. They are the hidden champions of job growth and innovation, the real muscle of the American economy,” says Inc. magazine Editor Eric Schurenberg.

The 2013 Inc. 500 | 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2009 to 2012. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2009. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent as of December 31, 2012.