SOURCE: National Healthcare Exchange Services, Inc.

April 11, 2006 09:30 ET

California Foundation for Medical Care, Inc. (CFMC) Selects National Healthcare Exchange Services, Inc. to Provide Repricing Services

SACRAMENTO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 11, 2006 -- National Health Care Exchange Services, Inc. (OTC: NHCR), headquartered here, said today it signed a contract with California Foundation for Medical Care, Inc. (CFMC) representing 400 hospitals, 32,000 physicians and 5,000 ancillary providers, to provide repricing services for their PPO clients.

National Healthcare Exchange Services provides claims repricing and payment audit services to the healthcare industry. CFMC will use the "NHXS Direct™" product to provide claims repricing services for its clients. NHXS Direct™ provides a turnkey solution for claims administrators seeking secure internet claims repricing in batch and real time modes. In addition to its high auto adjudication rate, a key feature of NHXS Direct™ is its ability to provide improved transparency of fee schedule, pricing, and clinical edit rules to the trading partners.

CFMC is California's largest and most comprehensive independent network of physicians, hospitals and ancillary providers. CFMC offers PPO, EPO and Workers' Compensation Products to more than 1.2 million lives. http://www.cfmcnet.org/

Dolores Green, CEO of California Foundation for Medical Care, explained that; "As an organization seeking to be both competitive and transparent in our business processes, it was important to us to select a company that has the technology to protect the interests of both our physicians and payor clients. In addition, NHXS Direct™ will allow us to offer additional benefits to our clients and convert manual processes into automated ones."

According to Mark W. Rieger, CEO of National Health Care Exchange Services, Inc., "NHXS Direct™ is a competitively priced robust rules engine that will allow CFMC to compete effectively with other PPO networks offering electronic repricing services. NHXS is an acknowledged leader in the repricing of healthcare claims and the CFMC contract will allow us to gain some additional visibility within the TPA market."

For more information, visit http://www.nhxs.com.

Contact Information

  • For Further Information Contact:
    Mark W. Rieger
    CEO
    (916) 231-0670