Amended Registration Statement of Meridian's InterCare.com-dx, Inc. Subsidiary Becomes Effective

Apr 04, 2001, 01:00 ET from Meridian Holdings, Inc.

    LOS ANGELES, April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthony C. Dike, chairman and chief
 executive officer of Meridian Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board:   MEHO)
 announced today that the amended Registration Statement filed on March 28,
 2001, on behalf of its subsidiary InterCare.com-dx, Inc. ("InterCare"),
 decreasing the offering price of the stock of the corporation from $10 to $5
 and increasing the number of shares authorized for sale in the offering from
 2,500,000 to 5,000,000, was declared effective as of April 3, 2001.
     "Especially in consideration of current market conditions, the board
 considers it in the best interest of the corporation and its shareholders to
 decrease the price of the offering in an effort to attract new subscribers in
 the company's initial stock offering," said Dike.
     The offering of shares of InterCare.com-dx, Inc is subject to the relevant
 securities laws of the states in which prospective investors reside or are
 domiciled.  This announcement is not an offer to sell or the solicitation of
 an offer to buy InterCare.com-dx, Inc.'s common stock, nor shall there be any
 sale thereof in any state in which such offer, solicitation, or sale would be
 unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of
 any state.  Such offer will be made only through a prospectus.
     Interested individuals may request a copy of the prospectus together with
 the subscription agreement by telephone, fax or mail, by contacting Meridian
 Holdings, Inc., 900 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Los Angeles, CA  90017,
 telephone 213-627-8878, fax 213-627-9183.  The prospectus may also be viewed
 via the Internet at www.intercare.com/prospectus.pdf.  Copies of all pertinent
 documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission may be viewed on
 the EDGAR database at www.sec.gov.
 
     About Meridian Holdings, Inc. and InterCare.com-dx, Inc.
     Meridian Holdings, Inc. is an acquisition-oriented business enterprise
 focused on building, operating and managing a portfolio of business-to-
 business companies.  Meridian seeks to acquire majority or controlling
 interests in companies engaged in e-commerce, e-communication, and e-business
 services, which will allow the holding company to actively participate in
 management, operations and finances.  Meridian's network of affiliated
 companies is designed to encourage maximum leverage of information technology,
 operational excellence, industry expertise and synergistic business
 opportunity.  Meridian is committed to building shareholder value by
 positioning affiliated companies as independent business entities in which
 Meridian shareholders enjoy equity participation.  The company's InterCare
 subsidiary is an FDA-registered internet-based health care management software
 developer and solutions provider.  Visit Meridian's web site at www.meho.com
 and InterCare's web site at www.intercare.com.
     NOTE:  Statements in this news release that are not purely historical are
 forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities
 Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and are
 made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities
 Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and any amendments thereto.  Material that is
 forward-looking may contain statements about expected future events and/or
 financial results that are forward-looking in nature.  Editors and investors
 are cautioned that such forward-looking statements invoke risk and
 uncertainties that may cause the company's results to differ from such
 forward-looking statements.  These include, but are not limited to, economic,
 competitive, governmental, technological and other factors discussed in the
 statements and/or in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange
 Commission.
 
 

SOURCE Meridian Holdings, Inc.
    LOS ANGELES, April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthony C. Dike, chairman and chief
 executive officer of Meridian Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board:   MEHO)
 announced today that the amended Registration Statement filed on March 28,
 2001, on behalf of its subsidiary InterCare.com-dx, Inc. ("InterCare"),
 decreasing the offering price of the stock of the corporation from $10 to $5
 and increasing the number of shares authorized for sale in the offering from
 2,500,000 to 5,000,000, was declared effective as of April 3, 2001.
     "Especially in consideration of current market conditions, the board
 considers it in the best interest of the corporation and its shareholders to
 decrease the price of the offering in an effort to attract new subscribers in
 the company's initial stock offering," said Dike.
     The offering of shares of InterCare.com-dx, Inc is subject to the relevant
 securities laws of the states in which prospective investors reside or are
 domiciled.  This announcement is not an offer to sell or the solicitation of
 an offer to buy InterCare.com-dx, Inc.'s common stock, nor shall there be any
 sale thereof in any state in which such offer, solicitation, or sale would be
 unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of
 any state.  Such offer will be made only through a prospectus.
     Interested individuals may request a copy of the prospectus together with
 the subscription agreement by telephone, fax or mail, by contacting Meridian
 Holdings, Inc., 900 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Los Angeles, CA  90017,
 telephone 213-627-8878, fax 213-627-9183.  The prospectus may also be viewed
 via the Internet at www.intercare.com/prospectus.pdf.  Copies of all pertinent
 documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission may be viewed on
 the EDGAR database at www.sec.gov.
 
     About Meridian Holdings, Inc. and InterCare.com-dx, Inc.
     Meridian Holdings, Inc. is an acquisition-oriented business enterprise
 focused on building, operating and managing a portfolio of business-to-
 business companies.  Meridian seeks to acquire majority or controlling
 interests in companies engaged in e-commerce, e-communication, and e-business
 services, which will allow the holding company to actively participate in
 management, operations and finances.  Meridian's network of affiliated
 companies is designed to encourage maximum leverage of information technology,
 operational excellence, industry expertise and synergistic business
 opportunity.  Meridian is committed to building shareholder value by
 positioning affiliated companies as independent business entities in which
 Meridian shareholders enjoy equity participation.  The company's InterCare
 subsidiary is an FDA-registered internet-based health care management software
 developer and solutions provider.  Visit Meridian's web site at www.meho.com
 and InterCare's web site at www.intercare.com.
     NOTE:  Statements in this news release that are not purely historical are
 forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities
 Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and are
 made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities
 Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and any amendments thereto.  Material that is
 forward-looking may contain statements about expected future events and/or
 financial results that are forward-looking in nature.  Editors and investors
 are cautioned that such forward-looking statements invoke risk and
 uncertainties that may cause the company's results to differ from such
 forward-looking statements.  These include, but are not limited to, economic,
 competitive, governmental, technological and other factors discussed in the
 statements and/or in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange
 Commission.
 
 SOURCE  Meridian Holdings, Inc.