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Date:6/5/2009

port coverage among non-Medicare payers."

Perry J. Pickhardt, MD., Associate Professor of Radiology at University of Wisconsin, suggested: "To deny coverage for Medicare beneficiaries of a potentially life-saving test that is better, safer, more convenient and less costly than invasive colonoscopy is clearly a misguided decision that should ultimately be reversed by legislative correction."

Following the CMS decision, Congresswoman Kay Granger (R-Texas), commented, "There is clear evidence that when insurance reimbursement is available for virtual colonoscopies, more people are screened for colorectal cancer. Less than half of those who should be screened receive a colonoscopy. We need to make sure more Americans are screened for this deadly yet preventable disease." (1)

(1) WASHINGTON, D.C., May 12 2009 kaygranger.house.gov

About MGT Capital Investments, Inc.

MGT Capital Investments, Inc. is a technology holding company that focuses on investments in the global healthcare information technology market. The Company has two subsidiaries, Medicsight PLC and Medicexchange Ltd.

Medicsight PLC (AIM: MDST) is a UK-headquartered, research driven, leading developer of computer-aided detection (CAD) and image analysis software for the medical imaging market. The CAD software automatically highlights suspicious areas on computerized tomography (CT) scans of the colon and lung, helping radiologists to identify, measure and analyze potential disease and early indicators of disease. Medicsight's CAD software has been validated using one of the world's largest and most population diverse databases of verified patient CT scan data. Medicsight's ColonCAD(TM) and LungCAD(TM) software products are seamlessly integrated with the advanced 3D visualization workstations of several industry-leading imaging equipment partners.

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