updated 6/15/2011 11:46:09 AM ET 2011-06-15T15:46:09

PENSACOLA, Fla., June 15, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CHCS Services, Inc., a leading Health and Life Insurance Third-Party Administrator (TPA), today announced that it was honored with a "Case In Point Platinum Award" for overall case management excellence across the healthcare spectrum. The awards, given out annually by Dorland Health Inc., recognize distinguished programs that best educate and empower patients, improve adherence and wellness, manage quality care, and contain healthcare costs. The company also received Honorable Mention in the category of "Long Term Care."

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CHCS Services, a unit of iGATE Patni, is a full-service health and Life administrator with significant focus on Long Term Care, Medicare, Medicare Supplement, Medicare Part D, Life, Annuities, Disability, and Critical Illness products. It was selected for the Case In Point award for its exceptional work improving wellness and delivering value by balancing acute and chronic care services for positive impacts on the members they work with. The model has been utilized on over 100,000 members with stellar results enabling reduction in acute care costs by 40-50%. CHCS Services Inc.'s program utilizes a fully integrated care model based on a care management team, national network of nurses and custodial care provider network.

"We are thrilled to be recognized by Case In Point Platinum Awards as an exemplary program, and aim to continue providing improved healthcare to the members we serve," said Patrick Boudreaux, Head of CHCS Services, Inc. "Our expertise and structured intervention result in a higher quality of healthcare, better access and reduced healthcare expenditures for the global population."

"We are pleased to recognize the important work CHCS Services, Inc is doing in the area of Case/Care Management. The prestigious awards program was open to all stakeholders who have case/care management programs. We looked across the continuum including all those hospital, health systems, managed care organizations, provider organizations and others, who have sustained, launched, built or initiated programs that are making an impact in healthcare in the area of care coordination. Given widespread participation and strong competition, this is a great achievement for CHCS Services," said Anne Llewellyn, Editor in Chief, Dorland Health.

Dorland Health, an integrated media publisher in the healthcare business information industry, handed out 31 awards in 26 categories during a ceremony May 10 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The ceremony marked the second annual Case in Point Platinum Awards.

http://www.dorlandhealth.com/case-in-point-platinum-awards/2011-finalists/

About CHCS Services:

CHCS Services, Inc. (CHCS Services), is a leading full-service third-party administrator of Health and Life Insurance products including Medicare Supplement, Long term Care, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D, Medicare Select, Dental, Life and Annuities, Disability as well as various other supplementary insurance. As a nationwide service provider, CHCS Services is licensed to provide administrative services across all the states in the U.S. Backed by 19 years of experience, CHCS Services is committed to providing high quality administrative services and innovative solutions to meet evolving needs of the Insurance market. Located in Pensacola, Florida, CHCS Services has a team of expert professionals including Adjudicators, Underwriters, Actuaries and registered Nurses and Healthcare professionals supporting global clients.

For more information on CHCS Services, visit www.chcsservices.com .

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About iGATE Patni:

'iGATE Patni' is the common brand identity of two organizations - iGATE and Patni as a result of the acquisition of Patni Computer Systems Limited by iGATE Corporation. Between the two companies, the brand iGATE Patni provides full-spectrum consulting, technology, business process and product engineering outsourcing services on a Business Outcomes-based model. Armed with over three decades of IT Services experience and powered by the iTOPS (Integrated Technology and Operations) platform, iGATE Patni's multi-location global organization with a talent pool of 26000+ people, consistently delivers effective solutions to over 360 Fortune 1000 clients spanning across verticals like: banking & financial services; insurance & healthcare; life sciences; manufacturing, retail, distribution & logistics; media, entertainment leisure & travel; communication, energy & utilities; public sector; and independent software vendors. Visit: www.igatepatni.com .

iGATE Corporation is listed on NASDAQ (IGTE), and Patni Computer Systems Limited on BSE (532517), NSE (PATNI) and NYSE (PTI).

The iGATE Patni brand logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=5150

Safe Harbor: Certain statements in this release concerning our future growth prospects are forward-looking statements, which involve a number of risks, and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in such forward-looking statements. The risks and uncertainties relating to these statements include, but are not limited to, risks and uncertainties regarding fluctuations in earnings, our ability to manage growth, intense competition in IT services including those factors which may affect our cost advantage, wage increases in India, our ability to attract and retain highly skilled professionals, time and cost overruns on fixed-price, fixed-time frame contracts, client concentration, restrictions on immigration, our ability to manage our international operations, reduced demand for technology in our key focus areas, disruptions in telecommunication networks, liability for damages on our service contracts, the success of the companies in which iGATE Patni has made strategic investments, withdrawal of governmental fiscal incentives, political instability, legal restrictions on raising capital or acquiring companies outside India, and unauthorized use of our intellectual property and general economic conditions affecting our industry. The company does not undertake to update any forward-looking statement that may be made from time to time by or on behalf of the Company.

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