The seventh accelerator class includes startups with a range of offerings, from accessible fitness for aging patients to skeletal reconstruction. Each of the eight companies will receive $100,000 and access to clinicians, researchers and administrators to develop their products and grow their businesses.
CMS will provide $80 million to 60 organizations that train ACA navigators — who help consumers find coverage on the federally funded marketplaces — in the 2022 plan year, up from 30 organizations that received $10 million this year.
The company will use the funds to develop new solutions and tools that can identify and correct anomalies in providers’ revenue cycle processes and automate repetitive tasks.
With plans to sell 60 million shares of common stock, Bright Health will price its IPO between $20 and $23 per share. It will trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “BHG,” according to a recent SEC filing.
The HHS has extended some of the deadlines for using provider relief funds and reporting on that use. Though the move is mostly positive for providers — who were clamoring for this extension — there may be some additional work required to prevent confusion.
The health systems are sinking a combined $100 million into Medically Home Group, which enables clinicians to provide hospital-level care in patients’ homes. The funds are intended to scale the company’s operations and expand access to its care delivery model.
In a wide-ranging interview, Privia Health CEO Shawn Morris discussed the company’s recently closed IPO, its plans for the funds raised and what he sees as the company’s biggest value-add as the Covid-19 pandemic enters a new phase.
The physician practice management company launched its IPO through which it plans to sell 19.5 million shares of common stock, priced between $17 and $19 per share. It will use the proceeds for general corporate purposes, like research and development, and to acquire complementary businesses or technologies.
The new startup unicorn’s insurance product enables members to shop for medical services and pay directly for care. The company raised $125 million in a recent funding round, boosting its valuation, which it will use to increase its footprint and launch new products.