Partner News | Published: Wednesday, January 18, 2017 7:00 am
SCA has announced their merger with OptumCare, a leading health services company and part of UnitedHealth Group. The combination of SCA with OptumCare, Optum’s primary and urgent care delivery services business working with more than 80 health plans, will position the combined organization as a comprehensive provider of ambulatory care services, while continuing expansion of SCA’s network of Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASCs) and Surgical Hospitals in partnership with leading health systems, medical groups and health payers. The combination builds upon the two companies’ successful ASC collaborations and expands OptumCare’s capabilities in outpatient surgical procedures.
The merger will:
SCA is growing its CV service line by adding procedures to its existing ASCs and surgical hospitals, purchasing equity in existing outpatient CV facilities, and building CV–specific de novo outpatient facilities. SCA also provides support to employed and independent practices interested in partnership opportunities for outpatient procedures.
SCA is a leader in outpatient surgical care, with an asset base of 205 Ambulatory Surgical Centers and Surgical Hospitals across the US. System-wide, SCA and its affiliates serve approximately 1 million patients per year in more than 30 states.
Trey Domann, SCA’s VP of CV Business Development, will be attending the upcoming ACC CV Summit, January 26-28, in Orlando and is looking forward to interacting with MedAxiom members and other attendees there. Trey can be reached via his email: Trey.Domann@scasurgery.com; click here to read more about SCA’s CV program in action and click here to read the press release on SCA's merger with OptumCare/United Health Group.