Altegra Health, a provider of business, technology and consulting solutions for healthcare organizations, has acquired Outcomes Health Information Solutions (including Outcomes Health Connections; collectively, Outcomes Health), a leading provider of risk adjustment, quality measurement and data analytics services to government-sponsored health plans and other healthcare organizations.
The acquisition solidifies and expands Altegra Health's position as provider of solutions that enhance quality, strengthen compliance, and improve the overall performance of healthcare organizations in the Medicare Advantage, Managed Medicaid, health insurance marketplace/exchange and commercial health plan sectors.
With the closing of the transaction, Outcomes Health's solutions provide enhancement to Altegra Health's comprehensive risk adjustment and HEDIS technology platforms and services.
"This is a tremendous opportunity for Outcomes Health," said Wanda Kochhar, president, Outcomes Health Information Solutions. "Joining with Altegra Health allows us to offer clients a broad and comprehensive array of services complimentary to our own. We are proud to become a part of this industry-leading company as we remain squarely focused on continuous innovation and delivering exceptional results for our clients and their members."
Outcomes Health, founded in 1996, has partnered with healthcare organizations on quality initiatives such as HEDIS, payment integrity programs including risk adjustment data abstraction and analysis, and health advocacy programs in all 50 states.
Based in Alpharetta, GA, the company employs a nationwide network of nurses, coders and medical record specialists to acquire, abstract and analyze data. Additionally, Outcomes Health offers high-touch member engagement services to capture and close gaps in care through clinical care visits and its health advocacy program.
"We are extremely proud to welcome the Outcomes Health team," said Kevin Barrett, president and chief executive officer of Altegra Health. "For our health plans and entire customer base, the combination of Outcomes Health and Altegra Health positions us to offer a range of services and a depth of expertise that are simply unmatched within the market we serve."
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