April 26 2006 - JI ANNOUNCEMENT

Press Release - April 26, 2006
JI ANNOUNCEMENT


PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 26, 2006

For information contact:

Paul Saper
VP, Marketing and Sales
The JI Companies
10535 Boyer, Suite 100
Austin, TX 78758
(512) 427-2347


Third Party Administrator JI Companies
and Trinity Mother Frances Health System Expand Relationship


JI Companies is working with HealthPlan of Texas (HOT), a part of Trinity Mother Frances Health System in Tyler, to provide self-funded benefits administration services to HOT’s major clients. JI has provided workers’ compensation and loss control services to the Health System since 1991.

“We look forward to providing a new dimension in our relationship and broadening the depth of offerings to Trinity Mother Frances,” commented Frances Fey, JI’s CEO. “This relationship is an excellent combination of expert claims administration and superior health care service.”

Under the agreement, JI will perform benefits administration services for the Tyler-based employees of Trane and Goodyear. JI and HOT will also offer employee benefits services to clients throughout east Texas. These accounts will be serviced by the Health System’s medical provider network, with physicians and facilities located in 22 counties.

About JI Companies

Serving organizations throughout Texas for over 20 years, JI Companies specializes in third party administration for all types of self-funded risk management programs: workers’ compensation; liability and property coverage; and health, dental, COBRA and Section 125 programs designed for employee benefits. JI provides public and private entities and associations throughout Texas with efficient claims administration, performance-driven results, and unparalleled customer service.
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