ATLANTA, Sept. 4, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PRGX Global, Inc. (Nasdaq:PRGX), the world's leading provider of recovery audit services and the pioneer in Profit Discovery TM, today announced that it has been awarded the Comprehensive Recovery Audit Contract for the state of Rhode Island.
PRGX will perform a comprehensive recovery audit on behalf of the Rhode Island Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) of all programs and services within several of the departments that administer Rhode Island's health service programs. These departments, under the authority of the EOHHS, provide a multitude of services and benefits to more than 300,000 Rhode Island citizens, at an annual cost of approximately $2.7 billion dollars per year. PRGX will work to identify and recover any payments, benefits or expenditures that have been erroneously processed. The initial term of the contract is three years and may be extended for up to two one-year terms.
"We are pleased to add Rhode Island to our list of Medicaid agency clients," said Christine Castelli, vice president and general manager PRGX Healthcare. "PRGX healthcare professionals are focused on providing exceptional client service and satisfaction while recovering erroneous payments and providing best practice recommendations for process improvements.""The Rhode Island Medicaid award is a testament to our continued penetration of the healthcare claims recovery audit market," said Romil Bahl, PRGX president and CEO. "We look forward to serving the Executive Office of Health and Human Services by delivering savings with minimal provider appeals, as we have done for our other healthcare clients," added Bahl. About PRGX Global, Inc. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, PRGX Global, Inc. is the world's leading provider of recovery audit services. With over 1,600 employees, the Company operates and serves clients in more than 30 countries and provides its services to over 75% of the top 30 global retailers. PRGX is also pioneering Profit Discovery, a unique combination of audit, analytics and advisory services that improves client financial performance. For additional information, please visit PRGX at www.prgx.com . Forward-Looking Statements In addition to historical information, this press release includes certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements include both implied and express statements regarding the Company's financial condition, growth strategy, business development efforts, service offerings and service delivery models, and penetration of the healthcare claims recovery audit market. Such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to differ materially from the historical results or from any results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Risks that could affect the Company's future performance include revenues that do not meet expectations or justify costs incurred, the Company's ability to develop material sources of new revenue in addition to revenues from its core accounts payable recovery audit services, changes in the market for the Company's services, the Company's ability to retain and attract qualified personnel, changes to Medicare and Medicaid recovery audit contractor programs, the Company's ability to integrate recent and future acquisitions, uncertainty in the credit markets, the Company's ability to maintain compliance with its financial covenants, client bankruptcies, loss of major clients, and other risks generally applicable to the Company's business. For a discussion of other risk factors that may impact the Company's business, please see the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Form 10-K filed on March 15, 2012. The Company disclaims any obligation or duty to update or modify these forward-looking statements.
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