SOURCE: American Health Holding, Inc.

June 20, 2005 12:15 ET

American Health Appoints Thomas Heffner COO

COLUMBUS, OH -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 20, 2005 -- American Health Holding, Inc., a multi-URAC accredited medical management company, today announced the addition of Thomas Heffner to its senior management team. In his role as Chief Operations Officer, he will oversee American Health's operations, human resources, compliance and IT departments.

Heffner brings to American Health over 30 years of management experience. He has held executive positions at CompassUSA, Gosh Enterprises, The Magellan Group and Management Horizons division Price Waterhouse. Among the highlights of his career to date are the creation of both a consulting business and a technology-based company.

While experienced in all aspects of business from sales to operations, Heffner excels in the area of strategic development, and will work to further strengthen American Health's place in the medical management marketplace. "As American Health's COO, Tom brings a new level of organization and motivation to the table," states Michael J. Reidelbach, President and CEO. "His management skills and his ability to get results are real assets, and will reinforce and cement our position as a leader in the medical management industry."

"In just a few years, American Health has become a leader in medical management services, and I am honored to join such a talented group," states Heffner. "Their energy, attitude, and commitment to excellence are not only attractive but greatly refreshing. I am looking forward to participating in their even greater future innovations and accomplishments."

Heffner has a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Management, has served in the U.S. Army Reserves, and is active in a number of community, church and school leadership groups. He resides in Dublin, Ohio.

ABOUT AMERICAN HEALTH HOLDING, INC.: Founded in 1993, American Health is a full-service medical management firm. They offer services that span the healthcare continuum, including Utilization and Case Management, Out-of-Network Discounts, Referral Authorization, Health-e Outlook (wellness web portal), Tomorrow's Child (maternity management) and the Beyond Disease Management program. American Health's Utilization Management, Case Management, and Health-e Outlook programs are accredited by URAC. For further information about American Health Holding, visit the website:

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