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LCS Inc.

4747 Lincoln Mall Drive, Suite 305, Matteson, Ill. 60443; 708-747-4010;

fax: 708-747-7269

Benefit systems since: 1987.

Software systems:

*Logical Claim Solutions.

Price: $35,000 to $75,000. Quoted individually.

System requirements: 486 PC; DOS platform; 4MB RAM, 600MB hard disk; Mono video; multiple user; network operating systems supported include Novell Netware.

Customized system.

First Installation: 1987.

Benefits managed: Flexible benefits, workers comp, disability, leave of absence, COBRA, group health plans, life insurance, dental.

Features: Provides enrollment, eligibility verification, health care precertification, claims management, utilization review, medical coding, medical case management, reinsurance liability tracking, disability duration monitoring/control, health plan provider contract management, discrimination testing, ad hoc report generation, electronic data interface, bulk payments to providers, capitation maintenance and payment to providers, PPO and other provider contract automated adjudication and repricing, medical outcomes and total care comparative data generation.

User support: User groups/meetings, onsite training, telephone assistance 24 hours per day.

Staff: 17 total, nine professionals.

Clients: 61 total.

Officers: Donald Long, president.

Contact: Don Long or Kathy Hildreth.

Lawson Software

1300 Godward St., Minneapolis,

Minn. 55413-3004; 800-477-1357 or 612-379-2633; fax: 612-379-7141

Benefit systems since: 1988.

Software systems:

*Lawson INSIGHT Benefits Administration.

Price: $25,000 minimum. Quoted individually.

System requirements: 386 PC; DOS, Windows 3.1 and above, OS/2, OS/400, AIX, HPUX, Sun Solaris, Dynix PTX, OSF/1 or System V platform; 2-4MB RAM, 16MB hard disk; VGA or SVGA video; multiple user; network operating systems supported include Novell Netware; database management systems supported include Oracle and Sybase.

Online system.

Internet/intranet access.

Customization optional.

First Installation: 1988.

Total installations: 549 in employee benefit departments.

Benefits managed: 401(k) plans, flexible benefits, workers comp, disability, leave of absence, COBRA, group health plans, profit sharing, life insurance, retirement/pensions, social security benefits.

Features: Internet self-service, Web-deployable, graphical process menus, personal and workgroup workflow, payroll interface automatic deduction creation, flexible and cafeteria-style benefits plans, testing for highly compensated employees and automated data processing, online employee benefit modeling and forecasting, online benefit history by participant, personalized employee benefit statements, retiree processing, spending accounts, defined contribution and defined plans. Benefit communication features include eligibility, benefit statements, costs, benefit enrollment or alteration via Internet self-service. Options include integration with Lawson packages for payroll, personnel, time accrual, time and attendance, financial management, procurement and supply chain management.

User support: User groups/meetings*, onsite training, online support, telephone assistance 24 hours per day, upgrade support*, cyclical notification*, critical patch delivery*, fax line support*.

Staff: 46 total, 26 professionals.

Clients: 549 total. Sold systems to 98 clients in 1996.

1996 revenues: $123.7 million total. $4 million from employee benefit information systems sales and services, 75% from software sales, 25% from software services.

Officers: Richard Lawson, chairman; Bill Lawson, president/CEO; Susan Dub, CFO; Don Slusarski, executive vp-field operations; Dan Metzger, executive vp-marketing.

Contact: Sales service, 800-477-1357.

**Included in system price.