Anthem Announces Deal to Acquire Aspire Health

Posted on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 7:13 PM

On Wednesday, May 23rd, Anthem announced that it is buying Nashville-based Aspire Health, the nation’s largest non-hospice, community based palliative care provider.  Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

“Anthem is focused on enhancing our ability to offer innovative, integrated clinical care models that can improve the quality of healthcare and deliver better outcomes,” Anthem President and CEO Gail Boudreaux said in the announcement. “Aspire Health shares our perspective on the increasingly important role of integrated care and has built a unique model that provides palliative care and support services for patients and their families.”

Anthem and its affiliates provide products and services to over 74 million people.  Its subsidiaries provide life, disability and health benefits.  Aspire provides services to more than 20 health plans in over 25 states. 

The acquisition is expected to be completed in the 3Q of 2018.

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