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EDI Health Group Continues to Drive Growth of EDI Processing Services in the Dental Healthcare Industry Through Addition of 25 New Connections in the First Half of 2009

IRVINE, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- EDI Health Group, Inc., (EHG), a provider of enhanced connectivity, streamlined technology and transaction solutions for patients, payers and providers in the dental industry, today announced significant additions to its base of payer partners in the first half of 2009 during which the company implemented its industry-leading EDI (electronic data interchange) based claims processing services for 25 new transactions supporting over 75 insurance plans.

During the first two quarters of 2009, EHG successfully implemented or expanded EDI transactions for the following healthcare payer organizations:

Claims Processing:

  • Blue Cross of Idaho;
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona;
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Maine;
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Hampshire;
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee;
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Virginia;
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin;
  • Blue Shield of California (commercial plans);
  • DentaQuest/Doral Dental;
    • Doral Dental of Wisconsin
    • Wisconsin State Employees- Physicians Plus, Manage Health Services
    • Medicaid of Missouri- Community Care Plus
    • Medicaid of Ohio, Health Power HMO
    • Medicaid of Ohio, Emerald HMO and Medicare, Inc.
    • Medicaid of Oklahoma, Heartland Health Plan
    • Managed Health Services, Wisconsin State Employees
    • Maryland Physicians Care, MCO
    • Medicaid of Georgia, Grady HealthCare, Inc.
    • Medicaid of Maryland, Physicians Care MCO
    • Medicaid of Missouri, Blue Advantage, Community Health Plan, FirstGuard Health Plan, HealthCare USA, HealthNet and TrumanCare
    • Medicaid of Nebraska, United HealthCare of the Midlands
    • Medicaid of New Mexico, Cimmaron Health Plan, LoveLace Community and Presbyterian Salud
    • Medicaid of Ohio, Personal Physicians Care, Cleveland, and United HealthCare, Inc.
    • Medicaid of Oklahoma, Community Care and Unicare Health Plan
    • Medicaid of Pennsylvania, Best HealthCare, OakTree, Health Partners (Philadelphia) and Gateway Health Plan, Pittsburgh
    • Medicaid of Tennessee, Blue Care
    • Medicaid of Virginia, HealthKeepers Plus
    • Medicaid of Wisconsin, Humana and PrimeCare
    • Physicians Plus Insurance Co.,

  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield;
  • Hawaii Medical Service Association;
  • MAMSI (Mid Atlantic Medical Services, LLC);
  • Mass Health/Medicaid of Massachusetts
  • Medicaid of Connecticut;
  • Medicaid of Minnesota;
  • PacifiCare HMO;
  • PacifiCare PPO;
  • SelectCare;
  • United Medical Resources;
  • United HealthCare of River Valley;
  • United HealthCare Student Resources;

Claim Status:

  • Delta Dental Plans including
    • California
    • District of Columbia
    • Delaware
    • Maryland
    • New York
    • Pennsylvania
    • West Virginia
    • Alabama
    • Florida
    • Georgia
    • Louisiana
    • Mississippi
    • Montana
    • Nevada
    • Texas
    • Utah

Electronic Remittance Advice (ERA):

  • Ameritas
  • Medicaid of New Jersey
  • Medicaid of Washington

"The first half of 2009 brought significant growth to EHG as a number of healthcare industry payers sought to improve efficiencies and reduce workload to enhance the level of customer service that they provide to their clients," stated EHG President Scott Wellwood. "The comprehensive EDI-based services that EHG provides to the industry enable payers and providers alike to minimize claims processing times, lower overhead costs and vastly reduce transactional errors. This provides our clients with a complete, fast, easy-to-use solution that enables them to provide better service to their customers while potentially making them more profitable."

About EDI Health Group, Inc.

EDI Health Group, Inc., (EHG) is a leading provider of enhanced connectivity, streamlined technology and transaction solutions for patients, payers and providers in the dental industry. The company's mission is to simplify business processes, increase productivity, enhance management and revenue cycles, and allow focus on quality customer service and patient care by providing streamlined connectivity solutions that integrate the needs of dental payers, patients and providers.

In addition to its robust EDI solutions, which have been integrated into a majority of the dental industry's leading practice management software solutions,, a subsidiary of EHG, delivers these services through an easy-to-use Web portal which offers business applications and connectivity solutions for providers, payers and patients within the dental industry.

EDI Health Group, Inc., is headquartered in Irvine, Calif. For more information, visit the company's Web site at

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