What U.S. Hospitals Are Acquiring in 2016

Hospital acquisitions have surged since the Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010. That year, 76 deals were announced, with a U.S. hospital or health system as a target. By 2012, 107 transactions were recorded for hospital targets, and that still stands as the highest number of deals per year. Only 2015 came close, with 102 hospital transactions. […]

Fairview Health Buys Second Health Plan

Fairview Health Services is building out its managed care platform. In January, the Minneapolis-based nonprofit, integrated health system announced the acquisition of PreferredOne, which serves more than 1,500 employers and 285,000 members in Minnesota. The company saw dramatic growth in the first year of MNsure, the state’s health insurance exchange, but was forced to drop out after […]