April 19, 2007

Arc Group Associates’ Claims Follow-Up Solution Endorsed By the American Hospital Association

Arc Group Associates, a leading provider of revenue cycle solutions to healthcare institutions, is pleased to have recently earned an endorsement from the American Hospital Association (AHA) for its Claims Follow-Up Solution.

After a review of providers in the market, AHA Solutions, the endorsement facility of the AHA, selected Arc Group because of its exclusive dedication to healthcare, extensive customer service operation, and consistent delivery of ROI. Combined, these factors have resulted in very strong customer satisfaction levels.

Arc Group CEO, Eric Greenberg, notes, "This endorsement is really a recognition of the outstanding healthcare expertise and results-oriented focus of our team. We are able to deliver significant reductions in AR days and denial rates because of the customer focus, knowledge base and national experience of our employees."

Nationwide, Arc Group clients report outstanding outcomes from Arc project engagements: significant AR reductions, immediate and accelerated cash flow improvement, quicker claims turnaround times, and major decreases in bad debt expenses. Most importantly, clients report continued and sustained process improvement throughout their entire business office.

"We are pleased to add Arc Group's Claims Follow-Up Solution to the AHA Revenue Cycle Management Platform. Their innovative reputation and domain expertise on a variety of patient accounting systems, makes their outsourced solution an ideal choice for healthcare providers," said Polly Mulford, Director of AHA Solutions.

About Arc Group Associates

Arc Group Associates is a privately held revenue cycle management company located in suburban Philadelphia. With more than a decade of experience exclusively in the healthcare marketplace, Arc Group has earned its reputation as an innovator in generating revenue opportunities for healthcare providers. Arc Group offers a full complement of services, including complete business office outsourcing. For more information, please visit www.arcgroup.net.

About AHA Solutions

AHA Solutions, Inc. is a subsidiary of the American Hospital Association (AHA) whose purpose is to identify and/or develop products and services that help hospitals and healthcare organizations operate more effectively and efficiently. As the only area of the AHA with rights to award the AHA Endorsement, the company relies on its due diligence and healthcare industry knowledge to provide resource to healthcare leaders in the areas of Employee Benefits, Risk Management, Finance/Revenue Cycle Management and Technology. For more information, contact AHA Solutions at (800) 242-4677 or visit www.aha-solutions.org.