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Techniker Krankenkasse continues to place its trust in the Verax list to guard against chip card misuse

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@@start.t2@@Techniker Krankenkasse continues to place its trust in the Verax list to
         guard against chip card misuse

         Coblenz - 02nd October 2007:  CompuGROUP Holding AG, a leading European E-
         health supplier  announces  another  success  of  one  of  its  innovative
         products in the business field for the  cost  bearers  of  the  healthcare
         system: the Techniker Krankenkasse has its contract concerning the use  of
         the Verax list, a software solution for combating the occurrence of  fraud
         in connection with patient insurance cards, through to 31st December 2008.
         Care services and support to the Techniker Krankenkasse  are  provided  by
         the CompuGROUP subsidiary GTI AG.

         The Verax list is software for contract  data  and  supplementary  payment
         management,  jointly  developed  by  CompuGROUP  and  HABA    Computer    AG
         (Hamburg). Verax is divided into a  positive  and  a  negative  list.  The
         negative list identifies cards belonging to patients who change  insurance
         company, lost, stolen or misplaced cards as well as cards that  have  been
         replaced by a new one. The  positive  list  checks  whether  a  particular
         patient really is exempt from the requirement to pay supplemental charges.
         In  collaboration  with  its  cooperation  partners,  CompuGROUP  achieves
         coverage of over 100,000 doctors' surgeries in  Germany  with  Verax.  The
         Verax list is also used in dental surgeries and hospitals.

         The fraudulent use of patients' health insurance cards has long  become  a
         significant economic factor within the German healthcare  system:  illegal
         use of invalid cards as well as fraud relating to  supplementary  payments
         deprives the system of around one billion euros per  year.  The  Techniker
         Krankenkasse was the  first  large  German  health  insurance  company  to
         recognise the benefit  of  innovative  E-health  technology  in  combating
         fraud, and has been using the Verax list since 2004, a step  that  results
         in annual savings of over 40 million euros.

         "This contract extension with the Techniker Krankenkasse demonstrates once
         again that our  development  of  Verax  has  produced  an  innovative  and
         dependable technology that has gained a high degree of  trust  within  the
         cost bearer domain due to its successful use.  E-health  technologies  are
         the key to  huge  savings  and  efficiency  increases  within  the  German
         healthcare system - for which the Verax list provides  daily,  in-practice
         proof," highlights Jan Broer, executive board  member  for  networking  at
         CompuGROUP Holding AG.

         "We decided in favour of the Verax list because the application paid for
         itself within just a short period of time. The money that we paid out for
         the software and the introduction of the  Verax list  has long since been
         recouped through the avoidance of fraud," emphasises  Dr. Frank Verheyen,
         responsible for the Veray list and pharmacy invoicing at the Techniker

         About CompuGROUP Holding AG
         CompuGROUP is one of  the  leading  E-health  companies  in  Europe.    Its
         software products, designed to  support  all  medical  and  organisational
         activities in doctors' surgeries and hospitals, its  information  services
         for all involved parties within the healthcare system  and  its  web-based
         personal health  records  contribute  towards  safer  and  more  efficient
         healthcare. The services of CompuGROUP are centred on its unique  customer
         base of around 275,000  doctors,  dentists,  hospitals,  associations  and
         networks as well as other service  providers.  CompuGROUP  operates  in  9
         European countries and currently employs around 1,500 people.

         For further enquiries  (including image material) please contact:

                                                              CompuGROUP Holding AG
                                                              Peter Michels
                                                                Marketing und Communication
                                                                Tel: +49 (261) 80 00 1284
                                                                Fax: +49 (261) 80 00 1687

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