Accolade, an worker advantages firm that went public final yr, on Friday mentioned it plans to purchase direct-to-consumer digital main care startup PlushCare for as much as $450 million.
Accolade, which sells healthcare navigation and engagement instruments to employers, pays $40 million in money and $340 million in Accolade frequent inventory to amass privately held PlushCare, in keeping with the phrases of the settlement. The corporate might pay as much as a further $70 million based mostly on income milestones following the acquisition’s closing.
After the acquisition closes, Seattle-based Accolade will start providing digital main care and psychological well being companies to members by San Francisco-based PlushCare’s community of clinicians. The corporate’s primary-care and internist physicians seek the advice of with sufferers through textual content messaging and video telehealth and might order prescriptions and laboratory assessments.
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