PlanVista Corporation Announces Finalization Of Name Change And New NYSE Trading Symbol

Apr 19, 2001, 01:00 ET from HealthPlan Services, Inc.

    TAMPA, Fla., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- PlanVista Corporation (NYSE:   PVC),
 formerly known as HealthPlan Services Corporation, today announced that its
 name change is effective as of April 13, 2001 and that its New York Stock
 Exchange trading symbol has changed from HPS to PVC, effective today.
     PlanVista is a leading managed health care services company, providing
 medical cost containment and third party administration services for health
 care payers and providers.  PlanVista's medical cost containment business
 includes PlanVista Solutions, one of the nation's largest independently owned
 full-service preferred provider organizations.  PlanVista Solutions provides
 network access, electronic claims repricing, and claims and data management
 services to health care payers and provider networks throughout the United
 States.  PlanVista's third party administration business operates under the
 names HealthPlan Services, American Benefit Plan Administrators, and Southern
 Nevada Administrators, and provides distribution, enrollment, billing and
 collection, and claims administration services for insurance companies, HMOs
 and other managed care organizations, and Taft-Hartley union benefit plans.
 Visit the company's websites at www.healthplan.com and www.planvista.com.
     This press release includes forward-looking statements related to
 PlanVista that involve risks and uncertainties including, but not limited to
 our ability to expand our client base; the success of our diversification
 efforts; our ability to manage costs and reduce and restructure debt; changes
 in law; fluctuations in business conditions and the economy; and our ability
 to attract and retain key management personnel.  These forward-looking
 statements are made in reliance on the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private
 Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  For further information about these
 factors that could affect the Company's future results, please see the
 Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  Copies of
 these filings are available upon request from the Company's chief financial
 officer.  Prospective investors are cautioned that forward-looking statements
 are not guarantees of future performance.  Achieved results may differ
 materially from management expectations.
 
 

SOURCE HealthPlan Services, Inc.
    TAMPA, Fla., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- PlanVista Corporation (NYSE:   PVC),
 formerly known as HealthPlan Services Corporation, today announced that its
 name change is effective as of April 13, 2001 and that its New York Stock
 Exchange trading symbol has changed from HPS to PVC, effective today.
     PlanVista is a leading managed health care services company, providing
 medical cost containment and third party administration services for health
 care payers and providers.  PlanVista's medical cost containment business
 includes PlanVista Solutions, one of the nation's largest independently owned
 full-service preferred provider organizations.  PlanVista Solutions provides
 network access, electronic claims repricing, and claims and data management
 services to health care payers and provider networks throughout the United
 States.  PlanVista's third party administration business operates under the
 names HealthPlan Services, American Benefit Plan Administrators, and Southern
 Nevada Administrators, and provides distribution, enrollment, billing and
 collection, and claims administration services for insurance companies, HMOs
 and other managed care organizations, and Taft-Hartley union benefit plans.
 Visit the company's websites at www.healthplan.com and www.planvista.com.
     This press release includes forward-looking statements related to
 PlanVista that involve risks and uncertainties including, but not limited to
 our ability to expand our client base; the success of our diversification
 efforts; our ability to manage costs and reduce and restructure debt; changes
 in law; fluctuations in business conditions and the economy; and our ability
 to attract and retain key management personnel.  These forward-looking
 statements are made in reliance on the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private
 Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  For further information about these
 factors that could affect the Company's future results, please see the
 Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  Copies of
 these filings are available upon request from the Company's chief financial
 officer.  Prospective investors are cautioned that forward-looking statements
 are not guarantees of future performance.  Achieved results may differ
 materially from management expectations.
 
 SOURCE  HealthPlan Services, Inc.