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LogistiCare, a Subsidiary of Providence Service Corp., Opens Phoenix Call Center to Support Expanding Commercial Client Base
Date:1/18/2008

ATLANTA and PHOENIX, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LogistiCare Solutions LLC, the nation's largest non-emergency medical transportation management company and a wholly owned subsidiary of Providence Service Corp (Nasdaq: PRSC), has opened its first call center in the Southwest. Located in Phoenix, Arizona, the call center is designed to handle transportation requests from LogistiCare's nationwide health maintenance organizations (HMO) and other commercial clients.

"While we have call centers throughout the country to support our Medicaid contracts, Phoenix is the first center to begin taking calls exclusively for our commercial clients," said LogistiCare's CEO John L. Shermyen. "The call center will accommodate requests from our expanding commercial client base of HMOs and managed care organizations (MCOs). Additionally, we will be well-situated to service clients and capture growth in one of the nation's fastest growing regions."

LogistiCare currently arranges non-emergency medical transportation for clients in 36 states. In addition to experiencing significant growth among government contracts, LogistiCare has also enjoyed substantial growth in its commercial accounts in recent years. Increasingly, health care plans are now offering non-emergency transportation as a plan benefit.

The Phoenix call center opened in November 2007 with 50 customer service representatives and employment is expected to double over the next 18 months. Transportation will be provided by contractors in LogistiCare's transportation network, which includes over 1,100 transportation providers throughout the United States.

About LogistiCare

LogistiCare is the nation's leading Medicaid transportation management company. Proprietary software, innovative management strategies, and a proven record of creating budget stability and quality improvements for our clients distinguish LogistiCare as the leader in its field.

From its corporate office in Atlanta and its numerous state-based operations nationwide, LogistiCare manages a national network of more than 1,100 transportation companies that provide more than 17 million trips to customers annually. LogistiCare's clients have included state Medicaid agencies, school boards, transit authorities, hospital systems and many of the nation's largest MCOs. For more information, visit http://www.logisticare.com.

About Providence

Providence Service Corporation, through its owned and managed entities, provides home and community based social services to government sponsored clients under programs such as welfare, juvenile justice, Medicaid and corrections. Providence operates no beds, treatment facilities, hospitals, or group homes preferring to provide services in the client's own home or other community setting. Through its owned and managed entities, Providence maintains 773 government contracts in 35 states, the District of Columbia and British Columbia as of September 30, 2007.

Certain statements herein, such as any statements about Logisticare's operations and growth, constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve a number of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause Providence's actual results or achievements to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These factors include, but are not limited to, reliance on government-funded contracts, risks associated with government contracting, risks involved in managing government business, legislative or policy changes, challenges resulting from growth or acquisitions, adverse media and legal, economic and other risks detailed in Providence's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Words such as "believe," "demonstrate," "expect," "estimate," "anticipate," "should" and "likely" and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on those forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date the statement was made. Providence undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement contained herein.


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