• UnitedHealth gets provisional OK to acquire UK company

    The U.K.'s Competition and Markets Authority has given UnitedHealth a provisional OK in response to the company's proposed acquisition of the health technology firm EMIS Group.
  • UnitedHealth-Amedisys deal faces antitrust review from Justice Department

    Optum's proposed $3.29 billion acquisition of home health provider Amedisys is facing scrutiny from the Justice Department, according to an Aug. 10 regulatory filing.
  • Molina expecting $1.8B in revenue from Bright Health Medicare Advantage deal

    Molina Healthcare is expecting to add $1.8 billion in premium revenue from its acquisition of Bright Healthcare's 125,000-member Medicare Advantage business. 
  • Centene rebrands Arizona behavioral health subsidiary

    Centene is rebranding Bayless Integrated Healthcare, a Phoenix-based subsidiary that provides primary care and behavioral health services, the St. Louis Business Journal reported July 17.
  • Molina to acquire Bright Health's Medicare Advantage business in $600M deal

    Molina Healthcare will purchase Bright Health Group's California Medicare Advantage business for $600 million, the two businesses said June 30. 
  • Optum to acquire Amedisys 

    UnitedHealth Group's Optum plans to merge with home and hospice care provider Amedisys in an all-cash deal valued at $101 per share, pending shareholder and regulatory approvals.
  • CareSource to acquire nonprofit senior care group Radiant Alliance

    CareSource plans to acquire a new affiliate, Radiant Alliance, a nonprofit organization composed of Metta Healthcare, the parent company of Ohio's Hospice and Pure Healthcare, and United Church Homes, pending regulatory approval.
  • 8 payer M&A deals in first half of 2023

    From major purchases by CVS Health to UnitedHealth Group's continued growth in the care delivery space, these are eight merger and acquisition deals within the health insurance industry that have closed since Jan. 1:
  • Centene completes sale of AI platform

    Centene has completed the sale of artificial intelligence platform Apixio to the private equity firm New Mountain Capital.
  • Why Centene is selling off non-core businesses

    Since taking over the role in March 2022, Centene CEO Sarah London has overseen the divestiture of several non-core businesses. 
  • 10 payer M&A updates

    From Centene signing an agreement to sell an artificial intelligence platform, to UnitedHealth Group's Optum pitching a $3.3 billion merger with a home-health provider, here are 10 payer merger and acquisition updates Becker's reported since March 31:  
  • Optum pitches $3.3B merger with home-health provider Amedisys

    Home and hospice care provider Amedisys has received an unsolicited cash offer from UnitedHealth Group's Optum to merge, following an agreement in May to be purchased by infusion services provider Option Care Health. The deal with Optum is valued at $3.26 billion, according to Reuters.
  • Bright sells virtual care platform Zipnosis

    Bright Health has sold its virtual care platform Zipnosis to health technology company Florence.
  • Humana's Inclusa acquisition passes state reviews

    Humana's plan to purchase Wisconsin-based managed care company Inclusa has passed state reviews, the Wisconsin State Journal reported May 11. 
  • BCBS Minnesota, North Memorial Health end joint clinic ownership venture

    Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and Robbinsdale, Minn.-based North Memorial Health will end joint ownership of 25 primary, specialty and hospice care clinics. 
  • Health Alliance Plan, CareSource form joint venture

    Health Alliance Plan and CareSource have finalized an agreement to create a joint venture to expand Health Alliance Plan's Medicaid business in Michigan. 
  • 7 payer M&A updates

    From CVS Health completing its acquisition of Oak Street Health, to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan planning to bring on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont as a subsidiary, here are seven payer merger and acquisition updates Becker's has reported since March 29: 
  • Centene to sell AI platform

    Centene has signed a definitive agreement to sell artificial intelligence platform Apixio to the private equity firm New Mountain Capital.
  • BCBS Vermont looks to become subsidiary of BCBS Michigan

    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is planning to bring on Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont as a subsidiary.
  • UnitedHealth's newly acquired LHC Group to buy home health company

    UnitedHealth Group's recently acquired LHC Group is buying Delaware-based home health company Summit Home Care. 

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