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Codesmart(TM) Group's CODESMART(TM) UNIVERSITY ICD-10 Courses and Consulting Products Endorsed by Health Planning Council of East Central Florida

NEW YORK, July 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CodeSmart Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:FICFD), with its subsidiary, The CODESMART™ Group, Inc. (collectively, "CODESMART™"), a premier ICD-10 education and solutions group that offers CODESMART™ UNIVERSITY, its on-line education solution and customizable training solutions, announces today that its CODESMART™ UNIVERSITY has been recommended by the Health Planning Council of East Central Florida.

"The Health Planning Council of Central Florida will be offering CODESMARTUNIVERSITY products under a private label, as well as marketing it to the healthcare community," said Ira Shapiro, Chairman and CEO of CODESMART™. "The Health Planning Council of Central Florida recommends our products to hospitals, health centers and physician practices in Orange, Oceola, Seminole and Brevard Counties. In addition, it is working with residents from these counties who may be looking for jobs or new career opportunities in the healthcare field."

"Preparing for the implementation of ICD-10 is crucial to our local health care provider community," said Ken Peach, Executive Director of Health Council of East Central Florida. "The required ICD-10 implementation date is rapidly approaching so we want to offer convenient on-line access and in-person consulting services to our local health care resources. Working with CODESMART™ has enabled us to do that."

The Health Council of East Central Florida, Inc. (HCECF) is a private, non-profit healthcare planning agency providing research, program development and evaluation services that enable community-based health organizations to improve population health. The East Central Florida District VII encompasses the four counties of Brevard, Orange, Osceola and Seminole.

About Codesmart™

CodeSmart Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:FICFD) with its subsidiary, The CODESMART™ Group, Inc., is a premier national subject matter expert for ICD-10 education and compliance in the United States. Its product, CODESMART™ UNIVERSITY, is an on-line program of study for existing coders, new coders, clinicians, and healthcare roles of all types. Created by a combination of a leading panel of ICD-10 subject matter experts and a major four-year accredited university, which contributed the nation's top course designers and a platform that already provides interactive education to more than 60,000 students per year in degree programs. The ICD-10 training also includes live professors who work with and guide students through the programs of study in ICD-10.

CODESMART™ UNIVERSITY is endorsed by over 60 colleges and universities nationwide for its quality of education. The CODESMART™ Group, Inc. also provides solutions for ICD-10 transition, outsource coding, coding audits, critical documentation improvement and the revenue cycle continuum.

To learn more about CODESMART™ UNIVERSITY's proprietary programs, visit www.codesmartgroup.com or www.codesmartuniversity.org.

CONTACT: Company Contact: Ira Shapiro Chairman and CEO The Codesmart Group, Inc. ishapiro@codesmartgroup.com 646-526-7867 Investor and Media Contact: Jules Abraham JQA Partners, LLC jabraham@jqapartners.com 917-885-7378Source:The Codesmart Group, Inc.