SANTA MONICA, Calif. and WILKES-BARRE, Pa., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cord Blood America, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI), the umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation company (http://www.cordblood-america.com) focused on bringing the life saving potential of stem cells to families nationwide and internationally, announced today the participation of its subsidiary CorCell Companies, Inc., in the MyHealth Mart Value-Added Discount Program for members of Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania to access cord blood banking services at a preferred price. The MyHealth Mart Value-Added Discount Program is administered by AllOne Health Management Solutions, Inc. for Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania.
"Participation in this program allows CorCell to bring the knowledge and awareness of the significant value of storing umbilical cord blood to Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania members," said Matt Schissler, CorCell's CEO. "We are pleased that we can offer this important life-saving service to their members at a discounted price."
Cord blood stem cells may be used today to treat more than 70 diseases including leukemia, severe anemia, metabolic blood disorders and immune deficiencies with many additional uses currently under investigation in clinical trials and in research and development. Previously the umbilical cord, which contains a rich store of stem cells, had been thrown away at birth.
About AllOne Health Management Solutions, Inc.
AllOne Health Management Solutions (HMS) is a national population health management company headquartered in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. The company offers a comprehensive suite of products and services that helps organizations manage the problem of rising health care costs by empoweri
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