Health Management Associates (HMA) acquired Edrington Health Consulting (EHC), an Arizona-based firm that specializes in providing actuarial and financial analyses to health plans, providers, and government agencies. EHC will continue to operate as Edrington Health Consulting, An HMA Company. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Founded in 2014, EHC provides an array of data and analytic support services related to Medicaid and Medicare. Their insights inform the design and implementation of health plans’ provider contracting arrangements and efforts to improve reporting capabilities and mitigate risk. State agencies have relied on EHC’s guidance to develop actuarially sound capitation rates, risk-assessment methodologies, and alternate payment structures. EHC also provides guidance and services related to actuarial and financial analysis and strategy, IBNP development, risk and efficiency analysis, encounter data validation and review, provider organization reimbursement and incentives, and data warehousing and analytics.
Founded in 1985, HMA is an independent, national research and consulting firm specializing in publicly funded health care and human services policy, programs, financing, and evaluation. Clients include government, public and private provider organizations, health systems, health plans, community-based organizations, institutional investors, foundations, and associations. With more than 20 offices and over 300 multidisciplinary consultants coast to coast, HMA’s expertise, services, and team are always within client reach.
This was reported by Health Management Associates on July 1, 2021.
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