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Roundtable Forum: Managed Care Industry

WILLIAM S. MCKEEVER is a Managing Director in the healthcare services group at UBS Warburg Equity Research. He is a member of the Institutional Investor All-American Team for Healthcare Services. He specializes in covering health maintenance organizations (HMOs). Prior to joining PaineWebber in 1998, Mr. McKeever was an Analyst with Schroeder & Company. Prior to joining Schroeder in 1994, he was with Kidder, Peabody. Mr. McKeever holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BA from Denison University. Profile
JOSEPH D. FRANCE, CFA, is an Analyst in the Credit Suisse First Boston Equity Research Group, responsible for covering the health insurance and managed care sector. He has followed the health care industry for 20 years, covering 15 of the largest publicly traded managed care companies. Mr. France has a BS, Pharmacy and an MBA from the University of Kansas, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. He is a member of the American Mathematical Society, the Association for Investment Management and Research (AIMR) and the New York Society of Securities Analysts. Profile
JAMES LANE is a Director, US Equity Research Division at Salomon Smith Barney. He was previously associated with Warburg Dillon Read and The Prudential Insurance Company of America. Mr. Lane is a Runner-Up in the Institutional Investor 2000 All American Poll, cited among the top Analysts in the Accessibility and Responsiveness category. He received a BA from Princeton. Profile
TWST: How have the managed care stocks performed over the past six to 12

months, and what, in your view, has separated the better performers from

the weaker players over the past year?