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Companion Data Services Announces Contract Renewal with Professional Data Solutions

February 23, 2015

Media Contact: Adam Myrick, 803-264-5779

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Companion Data Services (CDS) has signed a three-year renewal contract with Professional Data Solutions (PDS), a Pennsylvania-based information technology firm that provides systems management to corporations.

“We are very excited about continuing our relationship with PDS,” said Lola Jordan, president of CDS. “PDS remains one of the strongest players in the systems management marketplace and we are happy to be working with them.”

CDS has been hosting applications for PDS since 2011. It will continue to host applications to support the interplan teleprocessing system that PDS manages for major health insurance plans nationwide.

“We have been a customer of CDS for several years and their staff has done an outstanding job of supporting us and our interplan clients,” said Paul Maroney, vice president of PDS.

PDS’ interplan teleprocessing system supports national programs that enable members of one insurance plan to get health care service benefits while traveling or living in another plan’s service area. The program links participating health care providers across the United States and abroad with insurance companies through a single electronic network for claims processing and reimbursement.

Headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina, CDS provides data center hosting and other health information technology services for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and other government and private entities. Currently, CDS processes 62 percent of the nation’s Medicare fee-for service claims.

About Companion Data Services

CDS provides cloud-based data center hosting services in a technically progressive environment. Developing relationships and encouraging collaboration ensure achievement of its customers’ program objectives. CDS and its parent company operate a large, secure health care data center complex, with trusted relationships with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, TRICARE, the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program, the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association and other private health plans. CDS has offices in Columbia, South Carolina; Dallas, Texas; and Baltimore, Maryland.

About Professional Data Solutions

Headquartered in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, PDS provides systems management services for Fortune 1000 companies. The company was founded in 1986 in support of major health insurance plans nationwide. Its primary focus has been within the finance and claims area of interplan business. For more information, visit www.professionaldatasolutions.net.
 

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