SCL Health System and joint venture partner Univita Health have acquired All Care Home Health LLC.
Denver-based All Care is a home health care company that provides nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy and social work services in Denver.
The deal comes as health care providers try to team up to better handle changes coming from the Affordable Care Act.
The acquisition allows the SCL/Univita JV to expand health care services to patients who need home care, and also helps the companies to develop an integrated care delivery model. The integrated care program is expected to better coordinate care for patients as they transition from hospital to home.
The JV offers acute and post-acute health care services at three hospitals near Denver: Exempla Good Samaritan Medical Center, Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital and Exempla Lutheran Medical Center.
SCL Health, headquartered in Denver, operates nine hospitals, four safety net clinics, one children’s mental health center and more than 190 ambulatory service centers.
Scottssdale, Ariz.-based Univita provides home-based care management and provides administrative services for long-term care insurance in the U.S.
For more on health care, see “ACA Reshuffles the Deck.”