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Burgess Announces Expanded Software Partnership With Health Net

July 29, 2008

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 29 /PRNewswire/ — Burgess(TM) a leading Medicare-based data and information technology solutions firm, announced today an expanded agreement with its Woodland Hills, California based client, Health Net.

Health Net is a publicly traded, managed health care company, employing approximately 10,000 associates nationwide. The company’s health plans and government contracts subsidiaries provide health benefits to over 6 million individuals across the country through group, individual, Medicare, Medicaid, TRICARE and Veterans Affairs programs.

The expanded contract enables Health Net to price claims for additional major Medicare provider and payment types. Health Net will continue to be a licensed user of Burgess Reimbursement System (BRS)(TM), a complete, modular software solution which enables analyses, modeling of contract payment rates and policies and claims re-pricing. Burgess(TM) will continue to provide ongoing user and technical support for the use of the software system, as well as Medicare reimbursement education and training.

Amy Faulk, Health Net’s Vice President, Configuration, Enterprise Wide, commented: “Health Net has decided to expand our use of BRS by purchasing additional provider types. This will enable us to have a single source of Medicare pricing internally. We are looking for a user friendly and streamlined solution for Medicare pricing and we believe BRS gives us that.”

Greg Burgess, Burgess(TM) Managing Partner noted: “We value our long-standing relationship with Health Net, and work to facilitate lasting partnerships with all of our clients. We strive to create comprehensive, Medicare-based solutions that directly impact operational effectiveness and are pleased Health Net continues to experience these benefits.”

Burgess(TM) specializes in the focused design and delivery of Medicare-based software, consulting and educational solutions, to help manage reimbursement needs with clarity and ease. Burgess(TM) serves health care organizations ranging from insurers and managed-care companies to providers and medical technology companies. For more information, visit: http://www.burgessgroup.com/.

   Media Contact:   Chelsea Dwyer   703-894-1800, ext. 8431   chelsea.dwyer@burgessgroup.com  

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CONTACT: Chelsea Dwyer of BurgessGroup, +1-703-894-1800, ext. 8431,chelsea.dwyer@burgessgroup.com

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