PEO AlphaStaff Expands Healthcare Offering Through Relationship with Kaiser Permanente

Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PressExposure) September 17, 2009 -- AlphaStaff Group, Inc., one of the nation’s leading professional employer organizations (PEO), announced today it has added Kaiser Permanente to its portfolio of healthcare offerings that will be made available to many of the more than 50,000 worksite employees the PEO currently serves. Kaiser Permanente is recognized as one of America's leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. AlphaStaff’s offerings through Kaiser Permanente include medical and ancillary services such as dental, vision and disease management as well as Kaiser Permanente’s award-winning "healthy lifestyles" wellness and educational programs. In many jurisdictions, this healthcare offering will be offered side-by-side with AlphaStaff’s other long-term medical care offerings partners.

"Kaiser Permanente offers a respected and innovative health care program, and we are excited to add them to our growing portfolio of benefits offerings," said Jay Starkman, CEO of professional employer organization AlphaStaff Inc. "Particularly for our valued clients and insurance agent partners in California and Georgia where Kaiser Permanente has a strong presence, this partnership will bring creative solutions for those looking for an alternative healthcare option."

"We’re pleased to be chosen as AlphaStaff’s healthcare provider in the markets we jointly serve," said Kevin Richardson, vice president, National and Multi-state sales for Kaiser Permanente. "At Kaiser Permanente, our integrated model enables us to coordinate care so we can focus on keeping our members healthy and care for them when they are ill."

As a leading professional employer organization (PEO), AlphaStaff offers a flexible suite of services that focuses on human resources including HR administration and consulting, benefits administration, workers’ comp and safety, payroll and integrated technology solutions, and tax administration, among others.

About AlphaStaff: AlphaStaff Group, Inc., a professional employer organization, offers flexible employer solutions that control costs, address key compliance issues, and provide legal liability protection, while delivering world-class benefits to approximately 50,000 employees across the nation. Through a complete portfolio of products and services, via co-employment, AlphaStaff focuses on HR and technology integration, with payroll, benefits, tax, accounting, and risk management for small and mid-size companies.

About Kaiser Permanente: Kaiser Permanente is committed to helping shape the future of health care. We are recognized as one of America's leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. Founded in 1945, our mission is to provide high-quality, affordable health care services to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. We currently serve 8.6 million members in nine states and the District of Columbia. Care for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal physicians, specialists and team of caregivers. Our expert and caring medical teams are empowered and supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, state-of-the art care delivery and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health. For more information, go to: http://www.kp.org/newscenter. Press Release Distribution By PressReleasePoint

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Press Release Submitted On: September 17, 2009 at 4:27 am
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