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MasterCard Extends Agreement With OptumHealth
Date:7/6/2009

PURCHASE, N.Y., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- MasterCard Worldwide today announced a multi-year contract extension with OptumHealth Inc.'s OptumHealth Bank to issue MasterCard cards for health savings accounts (HSAs), flexible spending accounts (FSAs) and health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs), including the accounts they manage for UnitedHealthcare members. The MasterCard cards can be used as a form of payment, tied to these tax-advantaged accounts, for eligible medical expenses, such as copayments, deductibles, prescriptions, vision care and certain over-the-counter items.

"With health care-related expenses continuing to rise, prepaid health care cards provide an efficient, electronic payment solution to replace cumbersome paper-based administration," said Chris McWilton, president, U.S. Markets, MasterCard Worldwide. "MasterCard and OptumHealth Bank have a long-standing partnership that offers providers a convenient and secure way to collect payment for services. Extending this relationship ensures that physicians and OptumHealth customers continue to enjoy the benefits of electronic payment programs that make it easier to pay for health care needs by using a MasterCard card."

The U.S. health care payments industry handles transactions worth approximately $2 trillion each year, according to McKinsey & Co. Accepting HSA, FSA and HRA card payments can help physicians and other health care providers streamline and manage medical payment transactions. A recent MasterCard survey shows physicians cite patient convenience, safety and security for their office, guaranteed payment, and ease of recordkeeping as among the top benefits of payment card acceptance.

"OptumHealth's tax-advantaged health accounts make it easier to plan, save and pay for health care," said Chad Wilkins, chief executive officer, OptumHealth Financial Services, which includes Optu
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