MedCom USA Retains National Financial Network to Lead Comprehensive Investor Awareness Campaign

Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from MedCom USA, Inc.

    IRVINE, Calif., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- MedCom USA, Inc. (Nasdaq:   EMED),
 a healthcare information technology solutions provider, today announced that
 it has retained National Financial Network, a division of National Financial
 Communications Corp., to direct its comprehensive shareholder and investor
 relations campaign.
     "MedCom is streamlining the management of data for the enormous healthcare
 industry," stated National Financial Network President Geoffrey Eiten.  "The
 Company's services and solutions will beneficially impact all participants in
 that sector -- providers, payers, and patients."
     Mark Bennett, MedCom's President and Chief Executive Officer, stated,
 "MedCom has recently presented the healthcare industry with a suite of
 information management products and services that will enable health
 professionals to integrate and utilize data more efficiently and
 cost-effectively.  We are delighted to partner with the professionals at
 National Financial Network to communicate our growth and progress to the
 financial community."
     MedCom will continue its relationship with Fegen & Associates, a financial
 communications company.  National Financial Network and Fegen & Associates
 will work closely to present the Company to the financial community.
     MedCom USA, Inc. provides innovative technology based solutions for the
 healthcare industry that help the users to efficiently collect, utilize,
 analyze and disseminate data from payers, providers and patients.  The
 Company's healthcare business units include:  Internet Healthcare Solutions
 (IHS) Center which provides ASP (Application Service Provider) through the
 Health Internet Gateway (HIG) as well as SSP (Storage Service Provider)
 solutions that meet the information outsourcing needs of healthcare provider
 and payor organizations, and MedCard, an easy to use, cost effective solution
 for physicians, clinics and hospitals that offers on-line verification of
 insurance eligibility, electronic referrals, 100% paperless claims processing,
 patient easy pay and credit and debit card processing.  MedCom's corporate web
 address: www.medcom.net .  MedCom and MedCard are trademarks of MedCom.
     National Financial Network is a division of National Financial
 Communications Corp. (NFC).  Headquartered in Needham, Massachusetts, NFC is a
 full-service financial communications and investor relations firm that
 specializes in the representation of small-cap companies.  NFC operates
 four satellite offices, located in California, Washington State, Colorado and
 Florida.  The Company offers its services to companies listed on the Nasdaq,
 the American Stock Exchange, the NYSE and the OTC Bulletin Board, and was a
 recipient of the Bulldog Award for Excellence in Media Relations and Publicity
 in 1998.  For more information about NFC, visit www.nfnonline.com , or
 www.otcfn.com .
 
     Contacts:  National Financial Network, Geoffrey Eiten, 781-444-6100 or
 800-640-2656, ext. 613; Fegen & Associates, Nick Fegen, 515-223-6296 or Kent
 Barghols, 515-331-2636.
 
     Forward-looking statements in this release are made pursuant to the "safe
 harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
 Investors are cautioned that such forward-looking statements involve risks and
 uncertainties, including, without limitation, continued acceptance of the
 Company's products, increased levels of competition, new products introduced
 by competitors, changes in the rates of subscriber acquisition and retention,
 and other risks detailed from time to time in the Company's periodic reports
 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
     National Financial Network, a division of National Financial
 Communications Corporation, serves as special advisor to MedCom USA and has
 received fees for services.  This is not an offer to buy or sell securities.
 Information or opinions herein are presented solely for informative purposes,
 and are not intended nor should they be construed as investment advice.
 
 

SOURCE MedCom USA, Inc.
    IRVINE, Calif., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- MedCom USA, Inc. (Nasdaq:   EMED),
 a healthcare information technology solutions provider, today announced that
 it has retained National Financial Network, a division of National Financial
 Communications Corp., to direct its comprehensive shareholder and investor
 relations campaign.
     "MedCom is streamlining the management of data for the enormous healthcare
 industry," stated National Financial Network President Geoffrey Eiten.  "The
 Company's services and solutions will beneficially impact all participants in
 that sector -- providers, payers, and patients."
     Mark Bennett, MedCom's President and Chief Executive Officer, stated,
 "MedCom has recently presented the healthcare industry with a suite of
 information management products and services that will enable health
 professionals to integrate and utilize data more efficiently and
 cost-effectively.  We are delighted to partner with the professionals at
 National Financial Network to communicate our growth and progress to the
 financial community."
     MedCom will continue its relationship with Fegen & Associates, a financial
 communications company.  National Financial Network and Fegen & Associates
 will work closely to present the Company to the financial community.
     MedCom USA, Inc. provides innovative technology based solutions for the
 healthcare industry that help the users to efficiently collect, utilize,
 analyze and disseminate data from payers, providers and patients.  The
 Company's healthcare business units include:  Internet Healthcare Solutions
 (IHS) Center which provides ASP (Application Service Provider) through the
 Health Internet Gateway (HIG) as well as SSP (Storage Service Provider)
 solutions that meet the information outsourcing needs of healthcare provider
 and payor organizations, and MedCard, an easy to use, cost effective solution
 for physicians, clinics and hospitals that offers on-line verification of
 insurance eligibility, electronic referrals, 100% paperless claims processing,
 patient easy pay and credit and debit card processing.  MedCom's corporate web
 address: www.medcom.net .  MedCom and MedCard are trademarks of MedCom.
     National Financial Network is a division of National Financial
 Communications Corp. (NFC).  Headquartered in Needham, Massachusetts, NFC is a
 full-service financial communications and investor relations firm that
 specializes in the representation of small-cap companies.  NFC operates
 four satellite offices, located in California, Washington State, Colorado and
 Florida.  The Company offers its services to companies listed on the Nasdaq,
 the American Stock Exchange, the NYSE and the OTC Bulletin Board, and was a
 recipient of the Bulldog Award for Excellence in Media Relations and Publicity
 in 1998.  For more information about NFC, visit www.nfnonline.com , or
 www.otcfn.com .
 
     Contacts:  National Financial Network, Geoffrey Eiten, 781-444-6100 or
 800-640-2656, ext. 613; Fegen & Associates, Nick Fegen, 515-223-6296 or Kent
 Barghols, 515-331-2636.
 
     Forward-looking statements in this release are made pursuant to the "safe
 harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
 Investors are cautioned that such forward-looking statements involve risks and
 uncertainties, including, without limitation, continued acceptance of the
 Company's products, increased levels of competition, new products introduced
 by competitors, changes in the rates of subscriber acquisition and retention,
 and other risks detailed from time to time in the Company's periodic reports
 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
     National Financial Network, a division of National Financial
 Communications Corporation, serves as special advisor to MedCom USA and has
 received fees for services.  This is not an offer to buy or sell securities.
 Information or opinions herein are presented solely for informative purposes,
 and are not intended nor should they be construed as investment advice.
 
 SOURCE  MedCom USA, Inc.