EDS Signs Claims Administration Contract With Dean Health Insurance

Jul 25, 2007, 01:00 ET from Electronic Data Systems Corporation

    PLANO, Texas and MADISON, Wis., July 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EDS
 today announced an agreement with Dean Health Insurance, one of the largest
 and most diversified managed care organizations in the Midwest, to
 implement EDS' MetaVance(R) Administration and Finance System. This
 agreement will allow Dean Health Insurance to improve productivity and
 efficiency, enable growth and ultimately improve service to its 275,000
 members. Financial details were not disclosed.
     "Dean Health Insurance is not only committed to providing quality care
 to our members, but also evolving our business to meet the needs of our
 constituents by introducing new and innovative services," said Lon
 Sprecher, chief operating officer of Dean Health Insurance. "EDS
 understands our growth strategies, and the flexibility of MetaVance will
 allow us to adapt quickly to the changing marketplace, in turn improving
 our ability to bring new products and services to our members."
     MetaVance is a highly scalable system designed to automate core
 administrative processes such as enrollment, provider management and claims
 processing and features a flexible, adaptable, service-oriented
 architecture. MetaVance's member-centric data model uses advanced
 technology and user-defined rules to increase efficiency, reduce costs and
 improve time to market for new consumer-focused products.
     "Our success with Dean Health Insurance demonstrates EDS' ability to
 deliver to a wide range of health plans and reaffirms our healthcare
 expertise, including our deep knowledge of claims processing," said Sean
 Kenny, EDS Global Healthcare Industry vice president. "EDS' goal is to help
 Dean Health Insurance improve productivity and focus on its strategic
 growth plans."
     EDS provides healthcare services to more than 250 clients in 20
 countries and processes more than one billion claims annually. With more
 than 6,500 professionals dedicated to supporting healthcare clients
 worldwide, EDS' global healthcare experience spans payer, provider,
 governmental and life science communities.
     About Dean Health Insurance
     Dean Health Insurance and its subsidiaries, Dean Health Plan and
 Navitus Health Solutions, comprise the health care financing arm of the
 integrated care delivery system of Dean Health System and SSM of Wisconsin
 serving south central Wisconsin. Dean provides an entire range of
 fully-insured and self-insured products to the commercial, Medicare and
 Medicaid markets. Dean has a combined member enrollment of 275,000 members
 and is the largest MCO (Managed Care Organization) in Wisconsin, operating
 since 1983. Dean Health Plan holds an excellent accreditation from NCQA for
 its commercial HMO product. Navitus Health Solutions provides pharmacy
 benefit management (PBM) solutions to employers, government agencies, and
 insurance organizations across the United States.
     About EDS
     EDS (NYSE:   EDS) is a leading global technology services company
 delivering business solutions to its clients. EDS founded the information
 technology outsourcing industry 45 years ago. Today, EDS delivers a broad
 portfolio of information technology and business process outsourcing
 services to clients in the manufacturing, financial services, healthcare,
 communications, energy, transportation, and consumer and retail industries
 and to governments around the world. Learn more at http://www.eds.com.
     The statements in this news release that are not historical statements,
 including statements regarding the amount of new contract values, are
 forward- looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities
 laws. These statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties,
 many of which are beyond EDS' control, which could cause actual results to
 differ materially from such statements. For information concerning these
 risks and uncertainties, see EDS' most recent Form 10-K. EDS disclaims any
 intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements,
 whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
     Julie Basa - EDS Wendy Orfan - Dean Health Insurance
     972 605 1862 608 827 4161
     julie.basa@eds.com Wendy.Orfan@deancare.com

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