Automated Benefits Corp.

Automated Benefits Corp.

December 07, 2011 10:00 ET

Adjudicare® Announces Strategic Partnership With Arete®

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 7, 2011) - Automated Benefits Inc.® ("Adjudicare") a wholly-owned subsidiary of Automated Benefits Corp.® (TSX VENTURE:AUT), is pleased to announce it has signed a formal partnership with Arete® Human Resources Inc. ("Arete®"), a leading national organization providing comprehensive employee health, wellness and effectiveness services, including psychosocial counselling, disability prevention and management solutions.

Beginning January 1, 2012 Adjudicare will offer Arete's Arive® Employee Assistance Program and Acumin® Business Assistance Program to our national network of Third-Party Administrators and Brokers. Established in 2009, Arete's innovative research-based approach to employee assistance programs help deliver effective and customized solutions, to meet the needs of insurers, corporations, unions and individual clients in Canada. Arete® develops quality solutions to help employers create safe, positive, enjoyable and productive workplaces where employees can reach their highest potential.

"We are very pleased to partner with Adjudicare in offering our employee and business assistance programs to Adjudicare's clients through our national network of professionals," comments Allan Stordy, President and CEO, Arete®. "This is an excellent opportunity for both companies to offer unique value-add solutions to the Adjudicare partners' benefits platform."

"We are excited to offer a best of breed Employee Assistance Program to our extensive partner network," states Richard Adair, President of Adjudicare. "Arete's ability to customize programs will be advantageous to our varied client base. It will help them to reduce the volume of claims, provide assistance in the efficient management and resolution of claims, and enhance our partners' ability to differentiate their brand in a competitive group benefits environment."

About Automated Benefits Corp.

Automated Benefits Corp.® is a software company dedicated to developing applications for the insurance industry in North America and Europe. The Corporation currently has two platforms: Adjudicare® and Symbility®.

Adjudicare is a web-based software solution used by our network of Employee Benefits Brokers and Third Party Administrator partners across Canada in the adjudication of health and dental claims. Adjudicare's rules-based engine and leading edge features ensure that claims are precisely adjudicated and paid in real-time, giving their customers optimum flexibility along with transparent disclosure on the benefit plan's financial performance.

Symbility automates property insurance claims through its three complementary software components which afford users the mobility, speed and control needed to efficiently and quickly move onto the next claim. Symbility Claims Connect® is the collaborative workflow management tool that gives every claim participant real-time access to the claims they are working on. Symbility Inside Adjuster™ is an integrated application designed to streamline the first notice of loss process which leads to faster settlement of claims. Symbility Mobile Claims® software is an estimating tool that increases speed, efficiency and accuracy by allowing on-site claims processing.

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