August 28, 2006 at 09:54 AM EDT
Activa Benefit Services Chooses Benefit Informatics For Online Benefit Administration Technology; Firm to utilize Benefit Analyzer(R) and Benefit Planner(R) Solutions

Benefit Informatics Inc., has announced the signing of a multi-year agreement to provide benefit plan management technology to Activa Benefit Services, a Grand Rapids, Michigan-based third party administrator. Activa will utilize Benefit Analyzer(R) and Benefit Planner(R) services to offer customers expanded benefit utilization analysis, reporting and planning tools to help manage the cost of care.

Activa Benefit Services, a leading provider of benefit administration services for employer group customers throughout the Great Lakes region, has proven experience in assisting employers in controlling the rising costs of group medical, dental, prescription drug, vision care and short-term disability income coverage. Through the business relationship with Benefit Informatics, Activa will offer clients actionable management information on critical benefit utilization patterns and detailed analyses of the financial performance of health plans.

"Our goal is to constantly evaluate and improve the quality of service we provide our customers," said Activa Benefit Services Vice President and CFO David Pearcy. "Our scope of services to clients is designed to offer comprehensive benefit administration solutions for self-insured employers. By implementing Benefit Informatics web-based technology, we have enhanced our service offerings and provide more robust capabilities for our customers in a very cost-effective manner."

Philip Kurtz, Benefit Informatics President and CEO, said the establishment of a relationship with Activa Benefit Services is an important development in the continuing growth as a premier technology services company. "Adding Activa and their excellent reputation in the industry to our list of clients indicates how our benefit management solutions can enhance the operations of leading third party administration companies. We are very pleased to have them as a business partner."

About Benefit Informatics

Benefit Informatics Inc. enables the efficient planning, management and analysis of employee benefit plans through the delivery of proprietary applications and services to benefit providers through direct and indirect sales channels to plan providers, insurance companies and third party administrators. The company's products include Benefit Manager(SM), Benefit Analyzer(R), Benefit Planner(R), Select Services(SM) and Provider Services(SM). Through its clients, Benefit Informatics currently serves more than 1,500 businesses, managing health benefits for more than 1,200,000 members. For additional information, please call 918-491-3600 or visit www.benefitinformatics.com.

About Activa Benefit Services

Activa Benefit Services, Inc., headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan is a third party administrator of employee benefit plans for employer group customers throughout the Great Lakes region. Activa Benefit Services provides comprehensive benefit administration and cost-containment solutions for employers in the areas of medical, dental, prescription drug, vision care and short-term disability income coverage. Activa also provides their clients online benefit enrollment services. For additional information, please call 616-940-8851/877-827-1414 or visit www.activabenefits.com.

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