King of Prussia, PA, February 7, 2000The Washington, D.C. Technology Council,
Inc. ("DC Tech") has endorsed Americas Choice Healthplans to supply online
benefits administration services to its hundreds of members throughout the Greater
Washington, D.C. area. Americas Choice Healthplans owns and operates the
worlds first online benefits administrator to provide real-time, interactive benefit
management, administration and reporting for employees, employers and participating health
care providers over the Internet.
"We are pleased to collaborate with Americas Choice Healthplans to offer an
outstanding tool to our member companies," says Jay Young, president of the
Washington, D.C. Technology Council. "MyAmericasChoice.com has a unique online
positioning which provides our members with a highly efficient, state-of-the-art tool to
effectively manage their healthcare plans and programs over the Internet, thereby
improving their operating efficiencies."
Americas Choice Healthplans is the first third-party benefits administrator to
offer a true online management interface, one that provides real-time monitoring and
management capabilities to its members.
"Were committed to providing our members with all of the advantages
electronic commerce can offer by bringing benefits administration online," says
Clelland Green, president of Americas Choice Healthplans. "Our endorsement by
DC Tech speaks volumes about our technology and how quickly it is being embraced by
companies who understand the value of the Internet as a business tool."
By simply logging onto Americas Choice Healthplans Web site, DC Tech
members can easily review and monitor claims, employee eligibility, locate medical
providers nationwide, as well as generate real-time, on-the-fly graphical managed care
reports that provide a snapshot of their benefits program. Employees can log on to find
participating healthcare providers, review their claims and eligibility, make dependent
status changes or request additional ID cards, as well as find detailed information
regarding their benefits.
The new program, which is available to all DC Tech members, will be marketed
exclusively through the Insurance Exchange.
About the Washington, D.C. Technology Council
The Washington, D.C. Technology Council is the voice of the technology industry in the
District of Columbia. Its purpose is to foster economic growth and development of member
companies, the industry and the District of Columbia. The Council is a full-service,
value-added organization that caters to the needs of its membership by developing programs
and services for DC Tech members, and enhancing the educational and professional
development of the technologies and their workforce. DC Tech advocates for policy,
financial, educational and other infrastructure enhancements necessary to grow the
District of Columbias technology sector.
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