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Healthplace America Names Todd Roscoe to New Position of Chief Managed Care Officer

Friday, September 18, 2009 General News J E 4
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LISLE, Ill., July 21 Healthplace America, Inc., the market leader in domestic medical travel, today named Todd Roscoe to the newly created position of Chief Managed Care Officer. The appointment was announced by Robert A. Yungk, Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Roscoe will develop and oversee managed care operations and provider network development for the company.

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"As we move forward with the expansion of our products and services for the domestic medical travel market, Todd's expertise and skills in developing and enhancing our existing provider network will be critical," said Robert Yungk, CEO. "I'm excited about the capabilities and vision Todd will bring to Healthplace America as we continually identify avenues that will lower costs for our clients and continue to grow the domestic medical travel market in the United States."

"I'm pleased to be joining this innovative and dynamic market leader," said Todd Roscoe, newly appointed Chief Managed Care Officer. "Healthplace America has created a unique approach to help employers, third party administrators and others manage the high cost of surgery, but there is more we can do to enhance our position in this market segment while strengthening our exclusive network of quality providers."

Mr. Roscoe has more than two decades of experience managing and directing multi-million dollar managed care and provider contracting agreements. Prior to joining Healthplace America, he was president of Talentum CDH, a health care consulting firm specializing in the development of consumer driven healthcare plans. He also worked for Tenet Healthcare as Vice President of Managed Care Operations where he had national profit and loss responsibility for 4,500 managed care contracts generating $4.4 billion in net revenues. Mr. Roscoe has performed similar duties for Allied Physicians, National Medical Enterprises and CIGNA Health Plan.

Mr. Roscoe holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance and Quantitative Analysis from the University of Cincinnati and an Executive Masters degree in Business Administration from Kennesaw State University, Georgia.

About Healthplace America

Healthplace America is the nation's leader in providing a complete package of domestic medical travel, comprehensive coordination of care and management of the cost and quality of major medical surgery for employers, self-insured organizations, third party administrators and health benefit and insurance plans. Its innovative, all-inclusive surgery program, the Healthplace Surgery Benefit(TM), provides cost and quality management for employers and employees seeking relief from the high cost of major surgical procedures. Through its network of high quality surgery centers and hospitals nationwide, Healthplace America created the Healthplace Surgery Benefit(TM) which offers members personalized attention from dedicated personnel who assist them through the entire surgical process, including the collection and transfer of medical records, travel and accommodations. Healthplace America utilizes Health Grades, Inc., the leading independent healthcare ratings organization, providing quality ratings, profiles and cost information on its network of contracted surgery providers. The Healthplace Surgery Benefit(TM) program compliments existing employer health plans and provides members with access to quality surgery centers and hospitals across the country that offer low, fixed-rate surgery pricing resulting in significant cost savings for both employers and their employees.

Healthplace America is headquartered in suburban Chicago. Learn more by visiting www.healthplaceamerica.com or calling toll-free at 1-877-858-0123.

SOURCE Healthplace America, Inc.
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