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Experian QAS Launches New Medical and Insurance Compliance Tool

On-Demand Service Provides Sophisticated Searches Against Compliance Lists to Decrease the Risk of Compliance Failures (January 24, 2012)

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/24/12 -- Experian® QAS®, a part of Experian Marketing Services and a leading provider of address verification software and services, today launched QASmedWatch(SM), an online medical and insurance compliance tool that allows companies to search for medical professionals who have either opted out or been excluded from federal funding programs.

The service enables more flexible and intelligent searching of sanctioned lists, decreasing the risk of compliance failures due to misspellings or common typographical mistakes. QASmedWatch can perform a search on an individual entry or process lists against the sanctioned files.

"Experian QAS' sophisticated searching technology can be applied to many industries and functions," said Thomas Schutz, senior vice president, general manager of Experian QAS. "This new application allows medical and insurance organizations to utilize the fuzzy-matching software in searching against known opt-out lists. This enables the user to make the compliance process faster and more accurate."

The new service is completely hosted and does not require any installation or data updates; it is available now at

About Experian QAS
Experian QAS is an address data quality software pioneer. The company's products capture, validate, cleanse, standardize and enrich customer contact information. Established in 1990 with offices throughout the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific, Experian QAS provides data validation software and services to more than 10,000 clients worldwide in retail, education, healthcare, insurance, finance, government and other sectors. For more information, visit

About Experian Marketing Services
Experian Marketing Services delivers best-in-breed data, analytics and platforms into multiple regions around the globe. It is focused on helping marketers more effectively target and engage their best customers through email, digital advertising, customer data management, customer and competitive insight, data enrichment and list rental, modeling and analytics, and strategic consulting. Through these capabilities, Experian Marketing Services enables organizations to encourage brand advocacy, create measurable return on investment and significantly improve the lifetime value of their customers.

About Experian
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 80 countries. The company helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. Experian also helps individuals to check their credit report and credit score and protect against identity theft.

Experian plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index. Total revenue for the year ended March 31, 2011, was $4.2 billion. Experian employs approximately 15,000 people in 41 countries and has its corporate headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; Costa Mesa, California; and São Paulo, Brazil.

For more information, visit

Experian and the Experian marks used herein are service marks or registered trademarks of Experian Information Solutions, Inc. Other product and company names mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.

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Erin Haselkorn
Experian QAS Public Relations
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