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Healthplace America Engages Robert A. Yungk to Provide Services as Chief Strategy Officer
Date:4/7/2009

Mr. Yungk to Direct Strategic Development of the Company's National Network of Medical Provider Best Practice Leaders

LISLE, Ill., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthplace America, the country's first and only Surgery Benefit Management(TM) solution company, is engaging the services of Robert A. Yungk as Chief Strategy Officer. Mr. Yungk will be responsible for ensuring the company's participating Healthplace Surgery Benefit(TM) providers meet the cost and quality standards established by Healthplace America.

"Healthplace America is the first company to introduce true, nationwide competition among medical providers for patients needing major medical procedures," said Robert Yungk. "The Healthplace Surgery Benefit(TM) harnesses competition to drive best practices among providers for the benefit of health plans and their members. This is the next major revolution in healthcare quality and efficiency, and an opportunity I could not pass up."

"It's a privilege for us to have someone of Robert's experience and expertise to work with our team," said Ken Erickson, founder and CEO of Healthplace America. "Robert immediately embraced Surgery Benefit Management(TM) as a powerful new tool to save corporations millions of dollars on their healthcare expenditures. His 28 years of leadership with some of the largest healthcare organizations will help us refine and expand our network of top providers and help those providers committed to best practice leadership thrive in this new, competitive marketplace."

Mr. Yungk is a healthcare industry veteran with some of the largest payor, hospital and consulting organizations. Most recently, he served as the Global President of Health and Benefits at Mercer. At Tenet Healthcare, Mr. Yungk held the title of Senior Vice President of Managed Care where he led the development of one of the largest networks of managed care Centers of Clinical Excellence. In addition, he has served as a senior executive at UnitedHealth Group and WellPoint.

About Healthplace America

Healthplace America offers the first and only comprehensive Surgery Benefit Management(TM) solution for employer health plans. Its innovative product, the Healthplace Surgery Benefit(TM), provides cost and quality management for the otherwise unmanaged $700 billion surgery industry.

The Healthplace Surgery Benefit(TM) is a specialty referral network of premier hospitals and doctors throughout the U.S. combined with the administrative, case management, communication, and logistics services to connect these providers with health plans and their members. Members also receive personalized attention from a dedicated Personal Care Coordinator who guides them through the entire surgical process, including collecting and storing medical records and arranging for travel and lodging. Unlike HMOs/PPOs and managed care, the Healthplace Surgery Benefit(TM) delivers both cost savings and enhanced care quality through unlocking competition among top medical providers. The Healthplace Surgery Benefit(TM) allows plan sponsors to reduce overall healthcare costs while actually enhancing benefits for their members.

Healthplace America is headquartered in suburban Chicago. Learn more by visiting www.HealthplaceAmerica.com or calling toll-free at 866-964-6401.

Healthplace America is funded in part by Ziegler HealthVest Partners, LP, a venture capital fund investing in early to middle-stage healthcare support services, healthcare IT and wellness.


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