United Health Programs of America (UHP), the nation™s leading discount medical provider organization and provider of cost containment programs for the healthcare marketplace, today announced the company has executed an exclusive agreement with Americare Services, Inc. to be the sole distribution partner of Americare Services™ CallMD physician phone consultation service for the group, affinity and self insured markets.

Rising healthcare costs, increased medical-related absenteeism, treatment delays and after-hour emergencies result in diminished productivity and diminished profitability. Implementing CallMD is a proven way to minimize these challenges while increasing the quality of medical care, said Jason Krouse, CMO of United Health Programs of America. CallMD will provide our loyal broker and consulting distribution force with a successful tool for helping their clients reduce and control the most pressing issue on their balance sheet “ healthcare costs.

Edward Mandel, chairman of Americare Services, Inc., said, CallMD is the answer for people with a non-emergency medical question, or those who need a non-narcotic prescription, and would like a doctor™s advice at a time that™s convenient for them “ without missing work, or spending hours waiting at the doctor™s office.

Our call center is staffed with registered nurses who document our members™ medical concerns and medical history prior to conferencing with a licensed medical physician from our CallMD network. Physicians are available for personal one-on-one phone consultations with members of any age group 24/7/365.

We are very pleased to join ranks with United Health Programs of America in making convenient and affordable quality healthcare services available to individuals, families, businesses and organizations. The synergy between our organizations is strong. We are equally committed to providing healthcare programs and services that stand out as timely and relevant options that make quality medical care more accessible to millions, particularly to individuals and businesses most afflicted by our nation™s acute healthcare crisis.

About Americare Services, Inc.

Americare Services, Inc. offers an affordable, single-source portfolio of health support services to meet the supplemental healthcare needs of every company, association member, organization, family and individual. Americare™s product offerings include: CallMD, a national physician network for affordable and convenient phone consultation medical advice; CallRN, on-call registered nurses available by phone 24/7/365; FileMD, an online electronic health record (EHR) for secure storing and easy retrieval of up-to-date personal medical information; and DocsServe, an automated, HIPAA-compliant medical and care-related data management service. For more information visit www.americareservicesinc.com.

About United Health Programs of America (UHP)

UHPOA is a national discount medical provider organization and distributor of cost containment programs to the healthcare marketplace. UHP works with qualified private-label resellers, insurance brokers and consultants servicing the direct-to-consumer, union, association, affinity, healthcare and group marketplaces. UHP, along with Patriot Health, and Ocean Consulting Group are members of the Cost Containment Group. United Health Programs of America offers its products through insurance brokers, agents and consultant. To find out more information about United Health Programs of America or to become a United Health representative, please call Robin Lewis at 972-716-9590 x309 or at rlewis@ccgfamily.com.

Americare Services, Inc.
Rory Doherty, 214-459-6321
rdoherty@americareservicesinc.com
or
United Health Programs of America
Robin Lewis, 972-716-9590 x309
rlewis@ccgfamily.com

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