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Emdeon Business Services Processes One Billionth Pharmacy Claim for Department of Defense and the U.S. Military Health System
Date:6/16/2008

Custom-Built Applications Process 16 Million Claims Monthly for 9 Million

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NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Emdeon Business Services, a leading provider of revenue cycle management and clinical communication solutions, announced today that the company has processed its one billionth pharmacy claim for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) through the Pharmacy Data Transaction Service (PDTS). Emdeon has been providing services to the DoD as a subcontractor to CSC (NYSE: CSC), the DoD's primary contractor, since 1999.

PDTS, created by Emdeon exclusively for the DoD, is a centralized data repository of drug claims information that has substantially benefited the Military Health System's pharmacy services. PDTS is scalable, robust and secure and is an example of Emdeon's ability to develop solutions for major healthcare organizations. Emdeon's milestone of one billion processed claims comes after nearly a decade of providing quality service and expertise to the DoD. PDTS has achieved Defense Information Technology Security Certification and Accreditation (DITSCAP), and has been awarded the Air Force Certificate of Networthiness.

"One billion claims processed is proof that Emdeon's PDTS is one of the Department of Defense's most successful custom-built systems," said Raymond E. Henry, president of CSC's North American Public Sector Government Health Services division. "This service has now proven itself many times over to be a vital tool for the Military Health System -- allowing the DoD to minimize cost, prevent fraud and monitor patient usage and provider prescribing patterns."

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