April 10, 2002 (LAKE FOREST, CA) – First Health Group, the only national, directly contracted workers’ compensation network has joined forces with CompIQ Corporation of Lake Forest, California in a Strategic Alliance.

CompIQ, the leader in medical bill review technology will now have access to First Health’s full array of workers’ compensation brand-name products and services. Already the front-runner in fourth-generation bill review services, CompIQ now offers its clients significant cost savings in 48 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia through a single network – First Health.

First Health, the nation’s premier full-service health benefits company, specializes in providing large employers with one integrated source for group health and workers’ compensation. By combining pioneering technology with expert industry knowledge, First Health delivers comprehensive, cost-effective solutions for its clients nationally. For more information, visit the company web site at

Headquartered in Lake Forest, California, CompIQ Corporation provides bill review services and software leasing nationwide using their leading-edge product, IQReview®  . Founded in 1997, CompIQ Corporation has pioneered managed care services and become a leading provider of medical bill review software solutions and service within the workers’ compensation industry. Utilizing several components, the company can design a program suitable to any customer’s unique needs. With the introduction of IQReview®  – the only complete web-based, 32-bit software system in the marketplace – CompIQ Corporation has broken new ground within the industry. IQReview®  makes it possible to deliver bill review software solutions via an intuitive, web-based Inter-Intranet application – the only true, web-enabled application for use by cost containment companies.