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ACS Awarded Three-Year, $74.8 Million Contract With U.S. Department of Labor Programs

ACS Awarded Three-Year, $74.8 Million Contract With U.S. Department of Labor Programs

DALLAS, March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. , a premier provider of business process outsourcing and information technology solutions, announced today that it has won a $74.8 million contract for medical bill processing with the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) under the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The three-year contract continues services previously provided by ACS under a sub- contract agreement.

The OWCP administers disability compensation programs under the DOL. ACS will provide all medical bill processing and support services for the Federal Employees' Compensation Act, the Division of Coal Mine Workers' Compensation, and the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act programs, all administered by the OWCP.

Specifically, ACS will provide claims resolutions, prior authorization, provider enrollment, call-center support, as well as imaging and web portal management for the Division of Federal Employee's Compensation.

"ACS is committed to providing the highest level of efficiency to the Department of Labor and the people it serves," said Christopher Deelsnyder, Managing Director of ACS Government Healthcare. "With our proven track record in healthcare processing, we are confident we will meet and exceed our client's expectations."

In addition to its leadership position in business process outsourcing and information technology solutions, ACS is a national leader in government healthcare program administration, offering a full spectrum of systems and complementary services through an integrated solution. From care management services and child health programs to pharmacy benefits management and traditional Medicaid fiscal agent services, ACS has a proven track record and extensive program management expertise.

ACS supports over 20 million program recipients and processes nearly 475 million Medicaid healthcare claims annually, representing more than $47 billion in provider payments. As the nation's largest government program pharmacy benefits administrator, ACS serves 30 programs in 25 states and the District of Columbia with drug expenditures totaling over $13 billion.

ACS operates nearly 100 call centers around the world, supported by almost 18,000 customer care agents -- making ACS one of the largest customer care outsourcing providers in the world. The company's array of customer care offerings covers inquiry handling and problem resolution, device and technical support, and a variety of other services for both commercial and government clients.

ACS, a global FORTUNE 500 company with 58,000 people supporting client operations reaching more than 100 countries, provides business process outsourcing and information technology solutions to world-class commercial and government clients. The company's Class A common stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "ACS." ACS makes technology work. Visit ACS on the Internet at .

The statements in this news release that do not directly relate to historical facts constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, many of which are outside the Company's control. As such, no assurance can be given that the actual events and results will not be materially different than the anticipated results described in the forward-looking statements. Factors could cause actual results to differ materially from such forward-looking statements. For a description of these factors, see the Company's prior filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our most recent filing. ACS disclaims any intention or obligation to revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future event, or otherwise.

ACS, Inc.

CONTACT: investor relations, Jon Puckett, Vice President - Investor
Relations, +1-214-841-8281, or [email protected] , or media, Kevin
Lightfoot, Vice President - Corporate Communications, +1-214-841-8191, or
[email protected] , both of Affiliated Computer Services, Inc.

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