Ingenix, an Eden Prairie, Minn.-based subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group, has acquired Franklin, Tenn.-based
AIM Healthcare Services, Inc. and its affiliated companies, Netwerkes and Ingram & Associates. AIM is a provider of payment accuracy solutions for healthcare payer and hospital clients.
Ingenix and AIM have received all necessary regulatory approvals and completed the transaction, according to the companies. Terms of the all-cash transaction were not disclosed.
Through its connectivity platform, Intellijet, network of payer and provider clients, and on-site expertise, AIM will contribute to existing Ingenix solutions for preventing, detecting and correcting errors throughout the claims lifecycle. AIM says its portfolio will also bolster Ingenix’s coordination of benefits capabilities, particularly for federal and state government payer clients.
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