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17. September 2013, Columbia, SC

EMEDIX® Reimbursement Solutions, a division of CompuGroup Medical US, Partners with the Behavioral Health Services Association (BHSA) of SC, a representative SC’s alcohol and drug abuse service system.

Columbia, September 17, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) – EMEDIX® Reimbursement Solutions, a division of CompuGroup Medical US, is proud to announce its partnership with BHSA which became final in the month of August. EMEDIX Reimbursement Solutions has been chosen to improve revenue cycle management for 33 addiction service sites throughout the state of South Carolina. EMEDIX’s dedication to good service and strong support has allowed them to leverage existing relationships with several BHSA agencies to attain the business of the entire group. BHSA was looking to implement a reliable solution state-wide that could help the local authorities manage and send claims electronically at a competitive price. EMEDIX was able to meet and exceed their expectations in all areas.

“The key benefit of working with EMEDIX in the past and moving forward has been their ability to adapt to behavioral healthcare business model. Their solutions will save us time and increase reimbursements so that we can stay dedicated to our mission of treating the community,” says John Coffin, BHSA President and Executive Director of Shoreline Behavioral Health Services in Horry County.

The group will complete the implementation throughout the state in three waves beginning October 1, 2013. During that time EMEDIX will collaborate with the BHSA team and member agencies to ensure a seamless transition to ensure the groups begin to experience higher efficiency in claims settlement and reimbursements.

“EMEDIX is a reliable, growing company, committed to providing solutions that can meet today’s demands and tomorrow’s advances. We are proud to partner with BHSA member agencies to support them as they provide community-based services for all 46 counties in South Carolina,” says Niels Vildbrad, Vice President of EMEDIX.

EMEDIX Reimbursement Solutions is a world-class clearinghouse that provides Hospitals, Providers, and Billing Services with superior revenue cycle management, electronic data interchange and revenue enhancement services.

For over 30 years, EMEDIX has been managing and sending electronic claims to payers through a unique combination of connections that provides access to almost any local or national payer. EMEDIX will integrate seamlessly with any practice management system.

“The key benefit of working with EMEDIX® in the past and moving forward has been their ability to adapt to behavioral healthcare business model. Their solutions will save us time and increase reimbursements so that we can stay dedicated to our mission of treating the community.” - John Coffin BHSA President and Executive Director Shoreline Behavioral Health Services

ABOUT BHSA

BHSA is a non-profit association whose members consist of the 33 local alcohol and drug abuse authorities as designated by Act 301 of the 1973 Code of Laws of South Carolina. These entities also provide services as designated through the SC Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services. The mission of BHSA is to represent and support member agencies in the provision of quality behavioral health services in South Carolina. For more information please visit www.bhsasc.org.

ABOUT COMPUGROUP MEDICAL US

CompuGroup Medical US is a subsidiary of CompuGroup Medical AG – one of the leading eHealth companies in the world. CompuGroup Medical US works to synchronize the systems of the healthcare industry with the mission of patient care, enabling providers to achieve the best possible outcomes for their patients. CompuGroup Medical US creates healthcare IT solutions to support the clinical and practice management activities that take place in physician practices, community health centers and hospitals. These solutions include Meaningful Use and 2011 CCHIT Certified® electronic health records (EHRs) that are proven to contribute to safer, higher quality and more efficient healthcare. We also provide practice management (PM) software and productivity tools, EDI/reimbursement, lab information systems and more. For more information about CompuGroup Medical US, visit www.CGMus.com.

ABOUT COMPUGROUP MEDICAL AG

CompuGroup Medical is one of the leading eHealth companies in the world. Its software products are designed to support all medical and organizational activities in doctors’ offices, pharmacies, laboratories and hospitals. Its information services for all parties involved in the healthcare system and its web-based personal health records contribute towards safer and more efficient healthcare. CompuGroup Medical’s services are based on a unique customer base of over 385,000 doctors, dentists, hospitals, pharmacies and networks as well as other service providers. With locations in 19 countries and customers in 35 countries worldwide, CompuGroup Medical is the eHealth company with one of the highest coverage among eHealth service providers. Approximately 3,700 highly qualified employees support customers with innovative solutions for the steadily growing demands of the healthcare system.

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