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Forest City Enterprises, Inc. Selects Healthyroads(R) Population Health and Wellness Program for Employees

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SAN DIEGO, July 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Healthyroads, Inc., the population health management subsidiary of American Specialty Health Inc. (ASH), has been chosen to provide its award-winning health services to nearly 2,800 employees of Forest City Enterprises, Inc., headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

Forest City is a leading owner, operator and developer of distinctive and diversified real estate projects in select core markets. It has established a national reputation as a property owner, manager and developer of some of the largest and most prestigious real estate projects in the country.

Under the agreement, Forest City employees have access to the Healthyroads program, a customizable wellness plan that provides a wide range of personal health solutions, including: a lifestyle coaching program, member engagement promotion programs, incentive management programs, competitive challenges and an integrated online health improvement portal, Healthyroads.com. Through Healthyroads.com, Forest City employees can utilize a variety of nutrition and exercise planners, an online library of health-related articles, e-coaching courses and an assortment of health trackers.

In addition to the tools on Healthyroads.com, employees also have access to a Personal Health Assessment (PHA). The PHA provides members with a health score, a detailed report on their current health, and suggestions for healthy living. Members can use this tool to create a comprehensive health improvement plan.

Forest City employees may also sign up for the Healthyroads lifestyle coaching programs for weight management, tobacco cessation, stress management and health improvement. The service pairs participating employees with Healthyroads coaches, who provide telephone-based motivational and goal-oriented coaching to help members make healthier choices.

"We are excited to team up with American Specialty Health to offer a leading edge wellness program to our associates," said Jennifer Hall, compensation manager at Forest City. "The program's customizable health and wellness features provide an opportunity for members to engage in invaluable health improvement activities. The Healthyroads program offers the flexibility, creativity and support services that will get our associates excited about improving their overall long-term health."

About Healthyroads, Inc.

Healthyroads, Inc., a subsidiary of American Specialty Health Incorporated (ASH), offers a wide range of population health solutions, including: the award-winning Healthyroads ® health coaching programs, member engagement promotion programs, program management, health risk assessments, biometric screenings, claims analytics, risk stratification, outreach, incentive management programs, competitive group challenges, worksite wellness programs and/or an integrated online wellness portal, Healthyroads.com. Healthyroads offers these programs to more than 5.7 million members nationally. For more information about Healthyroads programs, visit ASHCompanies.com or call (800) 848-3555. Follow us on Twitter at @Healthyroads, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Healthyroads, on Instagram @Healthyroads, on Pinterest at http://pinterest.com/healthyroads/ and on YouTube at www.youtube.com/healthyroads.

About American Specialty Health

American Specialty Health Incorporated (ASH) is a national health services organization that provides fitness and exercise programs, population health solutions and specialty health care programs for health plans, insurance carriers, employer groups and trust funds. Headquartered in San Diego, CA, with offices in Dallas, TX, Indianapolis, IN and Columbia, SC, ASH has more than 1,000 employees and administers services for more than 37 million members nationwide. Additional products offered through ASH and its subsidiaries include Silver&Fit®, FitnessCoach, Active&Fit®, ExerciseRewardsTM and others. For more information about ASH, visit www.ASHCompanies.com or call 800-848-3555. Follow us on LinkedIn or Twitter at @ASHCompanies.

CONTACT: Lisa Freeman Healthyroads 310-390-3070 lisaf@ashn.com Jennifer Hall Forest City (216) 416-3959 Jenniferhall@forestcity.net

Source:American Specialty Health