Fierce Healthcare April 2, 2024
Dave Muoio

Kaiser Permanente’s Risant Health has closed its acquisition of Geisinger Health, notching the first step on its ambitious plan to form a multisystem, multiregional value-based care organization.

Oakland, California-based Kaiser Permanente announced the deal alongside the formation of Risant Health and its broader strategy nearly a year ago. The acquisition has been approved by state and federal regulatory agencies and closed March 31, Kaiser Permanente said in a Tuesday release.

Danville, Pennsylvania-based Geisinger, which runs 10 hospitals, was highlighted as an ideal inaugural partner for the budding value-based care platform due to the system’s experience running a roughly 600,000-member health plan.

“Through Risant Health, we will leverage our industry-leading expertise and innovation to increase the country’s access to high-quality and...

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