Anthem Adds Aspire Health to Its Care Roster

Anthem Inc. (NYSE: ANTM) isn’t sitting still while other managed care companies scoop up physician practices and post-acute services. The Indianapolis-based health insurer announced on May 23 that it will acquire Aspire Health, the nation’s largest non-hospice, community based palliative care provider. Financial terms were not disclosed. Aspire Health was founded in 2013 by former […]

Deal of the Week: Express Scripts Diversifies

Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX) didn’t hedge its bets that online retail giant Amazon will enter the prescription drug delivery market.  On October 10, the leading pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) acquired South Carolina-based eviCore healthcare from its current investors, including General Atlantic, TA Associates, and Ridgemont Equity Partners, for $3.6 billion.