National Business Group on Health Invites Taylor to Serve on National Committee on Employee Sponsored Behavioral Health Services

Norfolk, Virginia — March 10, 2005

ValueOptions today announced that Chuck Taylor, executive vice president of ValueOptions' Employer Solutions Division, has been invited to serve on the National Business Group on Health's National Committee on Employee Sponsored Behavioral Health Services.

"Employers throughout America are facing dramatic challenges to providing health care benefits to their employees," said Ron Finch, director of the National Business Group on Health's Center for Prevention and Health Services. "We are excited to have Chuck Taylor as a committee member to help us address the future of mental health care."

The National Committee on Employee Sponsored Behavioral Health Services' mission is to review and develop an integrated structure for achieving the goals outlined in the President's New Freedom Commission on Mental Health's final report. The committee is composed of a multidisciplinary group of industry leaders from some of the nation's most admired companies.

"This is a tremendous opportunity to impact the future of behavioral health care in this country," said Chris Cavazos, president of ValueOptions' Employer Solutions Division. "ValueOptions supports Chuck Taylor and his work on the Committee to develop a new integrated and responsive behavioral health delivery system."

About the National Business Group on Health

The National Business Group on Health, representing over 240 large employers, is the nation's only non-profit organization devoted exclusively to finding innovative and forward-thinking solutions to large employers' most important health care and related benefits issues. The Business Group identifies and shares best practices in health benefits, disability, health and productivity, related paid time off and work/life balance issues. Business Group members, primarily Fortune 500 and large public sector employers, provide health coverage for more than 50 million U.S. workers, retirees and their families. For more information, please visit www.wbgh.com.

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