Worth-based healthcare platform Signify Well being introduced its plans to purchase Caravan Well being, a startup targeted on serving to suppliers transition into accountable care organizations, for $250 million.
The cost will embody $190 million in money and $60 million in inventory. The deal can even embody a contingent further cost of as much as $50 million primarily based on efficiency.
Each firms use expertise to assist facilitate value-based cost fashions. Caravan’s enterprise mannequin revolves round aiding hospitals and supplier teams implement a value-based care mannequin. In February 2020, Caravan expanded its digital efforts by buying affected person engagement tech vendor Wellpepper.
Equally Signify Well being works with each payers and suppliers to assist construct value-based cost applications. It makes use of expertise and analytics to develop monetary incentives round outcomes. Clients may also use the device to assist handle threat.
WHY IT MATTERS
Signify Well being stated that the acquisition will assist it diversify its technique, create an “end-to-end suite of value-based care” instruments, drive progress and convey monetary advantages by means of increasing the addressable market.
“A strategic focus for Signify Well being has been driving extra participation and success in value-based cost preparations in alignment with our business payor purchasers. This focus additionally helps crucial imperatives from the Facilities for Medicare and Medicaid Companies (CMS) to enhance well being fairness and have everybody in Medicare fee-for-service aligned to an accountable relationship by 2030,” Kyle Armbrester, CEO of Signify Well being, stated in an announcement.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Caravan Well being’s group as we construct the infrastructure and cost fashions which might be wanted to attain patient-centric, holistic care and higher outcomes for everybody, particularly the underserved.”
THE LARGER TREND
Signify Well being went public in February 2021. Nonetheless, since coming onto the general public market, the inventory has taken a tumble. Share costs have dropped almost 50% because the firm debuted on the New York Inventory Alternate.
Caravan is not Signify Well being’s first acquisition. In 2020, it bought blockchain firm PatientBlox, which helps facilitate contracts and funds in healthcare.