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Managed Care Buyers and Sellers Connected at ManagedCareMarketplace.com

Manasquan, N.J. -- ManagedCareMarketplace.com has been launched to put together buyers and sellers of products and services in the managed care industry. The site is the newest Internet service of The Managed Care Information Center (MCIC).

ManagedCareMarketplace.com (http://www.managedcaremarketplace.com) allows visitors to obtain information on companies providing services, supplies and technology to MCOs, hospitals, physician groups and other organizations working in the managed industry. In addition to contact and product information, the site provides direct links to each company's e-mail and Web site allowing for increased communication between buyers and sellers.

"This new Web site lets managed care executives gather product information on a wide range of prospective vendors and services," said Joseph Schmidt, Webmaster for the new site. "Instead of wandering around a busy, crowded and noisy industry exhibit hall, visitors can let their mouse do the walking and their fingers do the talking, 24 hours a day, seven days a week."

"ManagedCareMarketplace.com will function as an online 'yellow pages' specifically for companies providing services and products to managed care organizations," said Robert K. Jenkins, MCIC's CEO. "MCIC formed ManagedCareMarketplace.com to provide a resource of suppliers and services providers to help meet the day-to-day business needs of managed care executives. We're proud to announce that resource now resides at ManagedCareMarketplace.com.

"In addition, MCIC's managed care Web site, www.themcic.com, links directly to ManagedCareMarketplace.com -- meaning the thousands of executives who visit themcic.com each week will be able to access the company listings at ManagedCareMarketplace.com with a few simple clicks," Jenkins said.

Visitors will be able to search for companies two ways -- by company name and by type of service provided. While companies may suggest new categories, some of the categories currently available at the site include:

  • Accreditation
  • Behavioral Health
  • Billing/Coding/Reimbursement
  • Case Management/Utilization Review
  • Claims Processing
  • Complementary/Alternative Medicine
  • Consulting
  • Contract Management
  • Credentialing
  • Data Warehousing
  • Disease Management
  • E-commerce
  • Home Health Insurance
  • Internet/Intranet/Extranet Solutions
  • Long-Term Care
  • Management Software
  • Marketing/Public Relations
  • Medical Supplies/Equipment
  • Pharmaceuticals/Pharmacy Services
  • Physician Practice Management
  • Quality Assurance
  • Rehabilitation
  • Research/Publications
  • Staffing Services
  • Wellness/Prevention
Among the companies already listed at the site include: Alternative Link LLC; Axolotl Corp.; Chubb Executive Risk; Confer Software Inc.; Healthcare Employment Screening; HealthGate Data Corp.; Hyperion Medical Inc.; InfoMiners.com; McKessonHBOC; MedAdvantage; mediNet Communications Inc.; MedPlans 2000 Inc.; New World Healthcare Solutions Inc.; Pegasis Network Systems; Promedix.com; Synertech; and TEOCO Healthcare Solutions.

Companies wishing to be listed may select standard listings or "Storefronts." Storefronts include additional links, product descriptions and graphics allowing companies to have "expanded" listings at the site. Companies also may choose to be listed in more than one category.

To introduce ManagedCareMarketplace.com, MCIC has extended a special offer until April 1 for all new registrants. In addition to a standard listing or storefront, new registrants receive a rotating banner ad at the MCIC site, as well as a complementary sponsorship of MCIC's popular e-mail newsletter, "Managed Care Weekly Watch" which is sent to more than 8,000 subscribers each week.

Companies have two options to submit a listing for ManagedCareMarketplace.com:

Standard listings regularly cost $1,380 per year. However, until April 1, MCIC is offering a discounted rate. Companies can get a standard listing at the site for only $10 per week ($520 payable annually).


For more information contact The Managed Care Information Center, 1913 Atlantic Avenue, Suite F4, Manasquan, NJ, 08736, toll-free telephone 1-888-THE-MCIC (1-888-843-6242), fax 1-888-FAX-MCIC (1-888-329-6242), e-mail info@themcic.com or online at http://www.themcic.com.

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