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Heiden Advisor named President and COO of TriZetto

TriZetto Appoints Former AT&T and IBM Executive Kathleen Earley as President and Chief Operating Officer

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. - November 8, 2004 - The TriZetto Group, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: TZIX) Chairman and CEO Jeff Margolis today announced that Kathleen Earley has joined the company as president and chief operating officer. Leveraging her experience leading innovation-based technology businesses, Earley will direct TriZetto's revenue development organization and all operating units. Margolis will return his focus to industry vision, strategy and planning, but emphasized that he will remain active in customer account development. All corporate departments will continue to report to him.

"Kathleen led the growth of the most innovative new business groups at AT&T and has generated outstanding operating results in some of the most hyper-competitive industries," said Margolis. "We look forward to her proven leadership experience and the sales, product creation, strategy and partner development skills she brings to TriZetto."

"The U.S. healthcare industry is being pushed and pulled by many conflicting forces," said Earley. "There is tremendous change afoot that requires advanced information technology solutions, and TriZetto is helping lead the transformation. I am excited by the opportunity to help shape these innovations and grow a profitable business."

Earley most recently was a corporate senior vice president and the president of AT&T Data/Internet Services. Credited with taking AT&T to the Internet, she led the development and growth of AT&T's Internet and data services businesses to leading market shares and the highest traffic of any carrier. Prior to joining AT&T, Earley was director of IBM's Multimedia Alliances/High Performance Computing division and led Digital Domain, a digital production studio that specialized in advanced computer visual effects. She began her career in sales at IBM and grew through management positions in national accounts, planning and strategy, and Prodigy. Earley currently sits on the boards of several small cap technology companies.

Earley will be located at TriZetto's Greenwood Village, Colo. facility. She holds Master of Business Administration in Finance and Bachelor of Science in Accounting degrees from the University of California, Berkeley.

About TriZetto

TriZetto serves the payer market, which is comprised primarily of national and regional health insurance plans, and benefits administrators that provide transaction services to self-insured employer groups. The company offers a broad portfolio of information technology products, including software, services and consulting, tailored to the needs of healthcare payers. Headquartered in Newport Beach, Calif., TriZetto can be reached at 949-719-2200 or .

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