Tenet Healthcare Sheds its Health Plan Business

Tenet Healthcare Sheds its Health Plan Business

A recent Managed Care deal may portend more troubling news for the struggling industry. Lately, mergers and acquisitions in the sector have been driven by firms exiting the market due to rising costs. Even a network as large as Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) cited rising costs and unanticipated losses as reasons for shedding its Health Plan Business. On June 1, 2017, Tenet Healthcare Corporation announced it was selling the Medicare Advantage and commercial group membership assets of its subsidiary, Allegian Health Plan, to Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas. The transaction includes nearly 20,000 members, enrolled through small, medium and large employer groups, as well as... Read More »