Mergers & Acquisitions

OptumCare acquires Reliant Medical Group
Apr 06 | Susan Morse
Deal is latest example of UnitedHealth Group divisions blurring the lines of healthcare delivery.
Ascension, Providence St. Joseph health halt merger talks
Mar 30 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Two systems cited focuses on other areas of operations that muddied the waters for the merger, making it a no-go.
Walmart reportedly in negotiations to buy Humana
Mar 30 | Susan Morse
Deal has been long speculated since the announced $69 billion merger between CVS Health and Aetna.
Mar 29 | Beth Jones Sanborn
So far this year, roughly $156 billion in deals are already done thanks to pharma giants like Sanofi,…
Mar 28 | Susan Morse
Transaction follows layoffs at Ascension Health Michigan.
Mar 23 | Susan Morse
The platform gives providers patient data to earn incentives from risk-based contracts.
Hospitals acquired 5K physician practices in a year
Mar 15 | Jeff Lagasse
Since hospital-employed doctors tend to perform services in an outpatient setting, the trend increases costs for Medicare and…
Mar 15 | Susan Morse
Numerous insurers see drug and administrative savings in joining forces with PBMs; Last week, Cigna announced plans to buy Express…
Mar 15 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Combined system would include Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, various affiliates,…
CVS Health stockholders approve Aetna acquisition
Mar 13 | Beth Jones Sanborn
The $77 billion merger moved closer to reality on Tuesday with votes that happened earlier than previously expected.