UnitedHealth's plan to grow OptumCare into a $100B business & more — 8 ASC industry notes

Here are eight updates on ASC companies and industry-relevant companies to note:

Minnetonka, Minn.-based UnitedHealth Group plans to grow OptumCare, which includes Deerfield, Ill.-based Surgical Care Affiliates, from a $16 billion business into a $100 billion business. Read more.

Nashville, Tenn.-based Surgery Partners spent much of 2018 shifting strategy to focus on its ambulatory surgery center business instead of its ancillary business, after CEO Wayne DeVeydt came on board in January 2018. Read more.

Tenet Healthcare is moving out of its Dallas headquarters to a new space in Farmers Branch, Texas.

Tenet Healthcare appointed Christopher Lynch, a former KPMG partner, to its board of directors.

Leawood, Kan.-based Muve Health plans to open a total joint replacement ASC in West Chester, Pa., as part of its growth strategy.

Aetna is changing how it will handle certain ASC and ambulatory payment classification code edits. Read more.

Amulet Capital Partners formed US Digestive Health, a gastrointestinal-focused practice management organization, through its investment in three Pennsylvania GI practices.

Anchor Health Properties grew its Atlanta presence by acquiring a 43,000-square-foot medical office building in Johns Creek, Ga., through a joint venture with a Carlyle Group affiliate.

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