HENDERSON, Nev., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MedCom USA, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: EMED), a leading provider of HIPAA compliant transaction solutions for the Medical and Dental industries, has signed a contract to offer EDI and Financial Transaction Portal solutions to AmeriPlan(R) Corporation's national network of healthcare providers.
AmeriPlan(R) Corporation has more than 200,000 providers in the following fields: dental, vision, prescription drugs, chiropractic, podiatry, medical, hospital advocacy, ancillary services and telemedicine. These healthcare providers will utilize the enhanced features provided by the MedCom Portal System to check insurance eligibilities and provide new financial services to its healthcare clients, including the MedCom Self-Pay Patient Payment Solutions which includes credit card, debit card, check processing and an automated recurring payment called Easy Pay.
Michael DeLaGarza, CEO and President of MedCom USA stated, "We have been working closely with AmeriPlan to roll out the service starting this month through Ameriplan's provider newsletters and MedCom's new sales reps which are dedicated to a quick and efficient adaptation of the MedCom Portal system. With the addition of these 25 new MedCom sales reps we will be able to expand our sales and distribution significantly with the help of AmeriPlan's own sales and provider marketing channels. We hope to have 1% of AmeriPlan's providers boarded within 12 months."
About MedCom USA, Inc.
MedCom USA, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: EMED) provides innovative solutions for electronically processing HIPAA compliant transactions within the healthcare industry. MedCom USA provides a Web Portal for medical and dental professionals as well as healthcare institutions. MedCom USA offers its clientele the ability to facilitate the following transactions: Real-time Patient Eligibility, Real-time Referral Certification, Real-time Claim Status, Real-time Pre authorization, 100% Paperless Claims Processing and Submission to all United States based health plans and insurance carriers, Patient Easy Pay, Merchant Processing, Electronic Check Guarantee Service, and Accounts Receivable Financing. www.medcomusa.com
About AmeriPlan(R) Corporation
AmeriPlan(R) Corporation was founded by identical twin brothers Dennis and Daniel Bloom in 1992. Their vision at the time was to provide an affordable discount-fee-for-services dental plan in the Dallas-Fort Worth area of Texas. Since its inception this highly effective and affordable dental plan has grown into the nation's largest discount-fee-for-services program. What started with a few dentists in the DFW metroplex has grown into a series of discount programs that bring tremendous value to its members across the United States.
AmeriPlan(R) programs, which are priced from $14.95 to $59.95 per month for the entire household, now include health related savings with more than 200,000 providers in the following fields: dental, vision, prescription drugs, chiropractic, podiatry, medical, hospital advocacy, ancillary services and telemedicine. Over the years AmeriPlan members have saved more than $1 Billion on their healthcare costs through the utilization of AmeriPlan network providers, who represent some of the finest in the medical professions.
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