Press Release: Optum and LHC Group to Combine, Advancing Abilities to Extend Value-Based Care into Patients’ Homes

“Optum, a diversified health services company, and LHC Group, a national patient-focused provider of high-quality in-home health care services, have agreed to combine to further strengthen their shared ability to advance value-based care, especially in the comfort of a patient’s own home. The agreement calls for the acquisition of LHC Group’s outstanding common stock for $170 per share.”

“The combination of LHC Group with Optum Health, which works with over 100 health plans, unites two organizations dedicated to providing compassionate and comprehensive care to patients and their families. LHC Group’s history of high-quality home and community-based care matched with Optum’s extensive value-based care experience and resources will accelerate the combined companies’ ability to deliver integrated care, improving outcomes and patient experiences…”

“LHC Group’s 30,000 employees, including frontline care providers and administrative and support personnel, provide more than 12 million annual in-home patient-focused interventions and is widely recognized as one of the highest-quality providers of in-home care, with quality scores consistently running more than one-third higher than industry norms. The LHC Group leadership team will continue forward as part of Optum Health…” Read the full press release here.

Source: Optum and LHC Group to Combine, Advancing Abilities to Extend Value-Based Care into Patients’ Homes – March 29, 2022. Optum.

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