Kmart Pharmacy Awards Its Transaction Processing Business to eRx Network

Friday, August 22, 2008 General News
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FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 22 eRx Network, LLC, a leadingprovider of electronic transaction services to the retail pharmacy industry,today announced that it has been selected to be Kmart Pharmacy's exclusiveclaims switching, editing and reporting services business partner. eRxNetwork's suite of claims management services are designed to improve theefficiency and accuracy of each Kmart pharmacy location by employing a seriesof financial, administrative, and compliance reviews on each adjudicatedtransaction.

"We are very pleased to expand our partnership with Kmart Pharmacy",states Murray Lyle, president and chief operating officer, eRx Network. "Weare committed to providing our customers with industry leading support,expertise, and technology offerings to enable their pharmacies to focus onpatient care. This partnership will further expand Kmart's ability to assisttheir patients with adherence and compliance when filling prescriptions."

eRx Network provides services to over 42,000 retail pharmacies across theU.S. through its secure, reliable performance-oriented network. It hasprovided claims management solutions to pharmacy chains and independentcommunity pharmacies since 2001.

"After a rigorous evaluation process, we determined the eRx Networkoffered the best combination of technology, innovation and pharmacy domainexpertise. We are pleased to announce the award of this contract to eRxNetwork", said Mark Doerr, vice president pharmacy, Kmart Pharmacy.

About Kmart

Kmart, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sears Holdings Corporation(Nasdaq: SHLD), is a mass merchandising company that offers customers qualityproducts through a portfolio of exclusive brands that include Jaclyn Smith,Joe Boxer, Martha Stewart Everyday and Route 66. For more information visitthe company's website at http://www.kmart.com or the Sears HoldingsCorporation website at http://www.searsholdings.com.

About eRx Network

eRx Network is a premier provider to the U.S. pharmacy industry of asecure, reliable and performance oriented network for e-commerce applications.eRx Network provides a number of productivity enhancing services includingfast, secure switching of third party claims, eligibility services, valueproven pre- and post-editing, claims reconciliation, resubmission services,electronic prescribing solutions, Medicare/Medicaid DME billing, Medicare Flubilling, Medicare denial management services, and Medicare/Medicaideligibility verification.

For more information about eRx Network, call 866-ERXNETWORK (866-379-6389)or visit http://www.erxnetwork.com.

SOURCE eRx Network, LLC


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