PCC Executive Member One Medical Announces Agreement to Acquire Iora Health

Acquisition positions One Medical to deliver better health, better care, and lower costs across a combined 28 mar

One Medical expands member-based, technology-powered primary care model to every stage of life, and extends into full-risk Medicare reimbursement models

SAN FRANCISCO, June 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 1Life Healthcare, Inc. (One Medical), a PCC Executive Member and a leading human-centered and technology-powered primary care organization, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Iora Health, a human-centric, value-based primary care group with built-for-purpose technology focused on serving Medicare populations, in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately $2.1 billion.

“We are delighted to announce plans to combine with Iora Health, a technology-powered primary care leader delivering outstanding member-based, value-based care for adults 65+ enrolled in Medicare Advantage and other at-risk reimbursement models. Together we will expand our addressable market to serve more members in more geographies with digital and in-person care across every stage of life, with further capabilities to deliver care within full-risk models. Together with Iora Health, we can deliver better health, better care, and lower costs for children, adults, and seniors,” said Amir Dan Rubin, Chair & CEO of One Medical.

“Chris McKown and I founded Iora Health over 10 years ago to build an innovative primary care model that transforms lives and improves outcomes through relationship-based care, and we are excited to take this next exciting step with One Medical,” said Rushika Fernandopulle, M.D., MPP, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Iora Health. “Together, with our aligned cultures, shared mission, and complementary models, we can drive even greater impact for our patients, our teams, and our investors, and most importantly, our shared vision of transforming healthcare.”

One Medical and Iora Health are aligned in their missions, models, and cultures to transform healthcare for key stakeholders -- Consumers, Employers and Payers, Providers, and Health Networks. Together, the two companies can further accelerate and build upon their impacts for these stakeholders, while simultaneously expanding their models in existing markets, entering new markets, serving new populations, expanding full-risk models, and leveraging their purpose-built technologies for increased growth and scale.

Strategic and financial benefits of the transaction include:

  • Creates a premier national member-based, technology-powered primary care platform to deliver better health, better care, and lower costs across Commercial and Medicare populations;
  • Positions One Medical with Iora Health to advance the health of members across every stage of life;
  • Extends One Medical’s platform to deliver multi-modal care with 24/7 national digital health and in-person care across a combined 28 markets and beyond;
  • Expands potential market opportunity to $870 billion across Commercial and Medicare segments, including the new Medicare Direct Contracting program;
  • Enhances One Medical’s risk-taking capabilities and extends One Medical into full-risk Medicare reimbursement models;
  • Amplifies the power of purpose-built technologies to deliver premier member experiences, population health, provider support, and value-based care across every stage of life;
  • Accelerates the expansion of two high-growth organizations, with complementary cultures and models serving as a premier place to practice modernized healthcare; and,
  • Offers an opportunity to create significant value, with an expected $350+ million in annual revenue synergies by 2025, ~$30 million in annual net cost synergies by 2025, and with ~$30 million in cumulative capex savings through 2025.

“One Medical has proven its ability to drive profitable membership growth, engage with members, improve health outcomes and lower costs. I am excited at the prospect of creating even more differentiation by adding Iora Health’s Medicare-focused capabilities, expanding our reach to 28 markets, and offering our service experience to the parents and grandparents of our 598 thousand members,” said Bjorn Thaler, Chief Financial Officer, One Medical.

Leadership and Governance

A designee of Iora Health will join the One Medical Board and Rushika Fernandopulle will become One Medical’s Chief Innovation Officer.

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