CGI awarded five-year contract renewal with Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield for claims validation

March 2, 2011

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FAIRFAX, VA, March 2 /PRNewswire/ – Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield has
awarded CGI Group Inc., (TSX: GIB.A) (NYSE: GIB), a leading provider of
information technology (IT) and business process services, a five-year
renewal of its existing contract for claims validation.

Under the contract, CGI will provide comprehensive claims audit services
to identify provider overpayments and coding errors on claims submitted
from providers throughout the State of Pennsylvania. The work will be
performed by consultants, claims investigators, clinicians, and coding
specialists using the company’s proprietary Customized Audit System
(CAS) software–an enterprise-wide solution designed to support the
prediction, identification, management, and analysis of claims.

“CGI is proud to continue our successful 10-year partnership with
Highmark,” said Robert Rolf, Vice-President, CGI. “With the increased
emphasis by the Administration on improper payments, we are pleased to
have both the in-house clinical and claims expertise as well as the
technology solutions needed to support our clients as they seek to
reduce the impact of improper payments on medical costs.”

About CGI Healthcare
CGI delivers health IT services to clients across the healthcare
spectrum – federal, state/provincial and commercial clients. CGI’s
services and solutions impact 1,000+ healthcare organizations, one
million providers and suppliers, 200,000+ hospital users, 45+ million
beneficiaries, and 6,000 health insurers. As a trusted health IT
services partner, CGI works with clients to deliver mission-critical
healthcare solutions that reduce operating costs, advance the quality
of care, and promote public health.

About CGI
Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is one of the largest independent
information technology and business process services firms in the
world. CGI and its affiliated companies employ approximately 31,000
professionals. CGI provides end-to-end IT and business process services
to clients worldwide from offices and centers of excellence in Canada,
the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific. As at December
31, CGI’s annualized revenue was approximately C$4.5 billion and its
order backlog was approximately C$13.1 billion. CGI shares are listed
on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB) and are included in both the Dow
Jones Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good Index. Website: www.cgi.com.


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