Health Management Associates, a Lansing-based health care research and consulting firm, has acquired Cirdan Health Systems and Consulting in Minnesota. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Cirdan, a health care consulting and data services firm, has experience working with health plans that serve Medicare and Medicaid members. It provides a wide range of actuarial and financial services in addition to data management.
The company’s encounter data submission clients say they realize “exceptional encounter data outcomes” to improve member services and experiences, business operations and finances.
“Cirdan combines exceptional actuarial and data management expertise with a passion for being a true partner clients count on for insights that help them achieve their goals,” says Jay Rosen, founder, president, and co-chairman of HMA. “Exceeding client expectations is the norm at Cirdan. I am excited to welcome this talented group of new colleagues to HMA’s growing team of actuarial and data experts.”
Founded in 2001, Cirdan will operate as Cirdan Health Systems and Consulting, an HMA Company.
“Cirdan is excited to join HMA and believes the mission and values of the two companies are well aligned with both companies serving organizations that ensure healthcare is available for vulnerable populations,” says Nancy Nelson, Cirdan principal and managing actuary, who will serve as CEO. “Access to HMA’s broad policy, clinical and operations expertise will benefit our clients and our staff.”
HMA was founded in 1985 and specializes in publicly funded health care and human services policy, programs, financing, and evaluation. Clients include government, public and private providers, health systems, health plans, community-based organizations, institutional investors, foundations, and associations. It has offices in 25 locations across the country and more than 500 multidisciplinary consultants.