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Kforce Recommends Critical Access Hospitals Take Early Measures To Prepare For ICD-10

Stocks in this article: KFRC

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 25, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kforce Healthcare Solutions, a division of Kforce Inc. (Nasdaq:KFRC), reveals the challenges and significant changes of ICD-10 implementations on small healthcare facilities' operational, technological and financial processes.

In a recent article from Advance, Kforce Healthcare Solutions explains how critical access hospitals can meet ICD-10 requirements within budget, without compromising the quality of patient care or the efficiency of reimbursement procedures.

"Talent and time are running out for ICD-10 implementation and it is important for small hospitals to gauge readiness early on with the help of an ICD-10 solutions provider who can offer high value, yet cost effective solutions," said Keith Fulmer, Executive Vice President of Kforce Healthcare Solutions. "Many small hospitals operate with limited resources and a solutions provider can help these facilities better understand the challenges of ICD-10 implementation while adapting to each facility's unique constraints, opportunities and vision."

Fulmer adds that an ICD-10 assessment is essential for a successful ICD-10 implementation and can help identify areas in need of improvement, such as operations, technology, education, revenue cycle and governance.

Read the article on ICD-10 Readiness for Small and Critical Access Hospitals

About Kforce Healthcare Solutions

Kforce Healthcare Solutions is a division of Kforce Inc. (Nasdaq:KFRC), a professional staffing and solutions firm founded in 1962. We work with healthcare providers across the U.S., many of which are among the nation's top Honor Roll Hospitals. We operate in more than 60 offices throughout the United States and one office in the Philippines. Backed by our associates and consultants on assignment, Kforce is committed to "Great People = Great Results" for our valued clients and candidates. For more information, visit http://www.kforce.com/Healthcare-Solutions .

The Kforce Inc. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=3749

Certain of the above statements contained in this press release are forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Such forward-looking statements are within the meaning of that term in Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include the following: business conditions and growth in the staffing industry and general economy; competitive factors, risks due to shifts in the market demand, including, without limitation, shifts in demand for our Technology, Finance and Accounting, Health Information Management and Government Solutions segments, as well as the market for search and flexible staffing assignments; changes in the service mix; ability of the Firm to complete acquisitions; and the risk factors listed from time to time in the Firm's reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as assumptions regarding the foregoing. In particular, there can be no assurance that we will continue to increase our market share, successfully manage risks to our revenue stream and successfully put into place the people and processes that will create future success. The words "should," "believe," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "anticipate," "foresee," "plan" and similar expressions and variations thereof identify certain of such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the dates on which they were made. The Firm undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements. As a result, such forward looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties, and actual results may differ materially from those indicated in the forward-looking statements as a result of various factors. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements.

CONTACT: Financial media inquiries:
         Michael Blackman
         Chief Corporate Development Officer
         813-552-2927
         Media inquiries regarding this release:
         Danielle Rotolo
         Copywriter & Public Relations Manager
         813-552-3469

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