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Mitchell | Genex, a provider of cost containment technology, clinical services, and disability management, has announced an agreement to acquire Coventry Workers’ Comp Services from CVS Health. Coventry Workers’ Comp Services is a provider of care and cost management programs for workers’ compensation and auto insurance carriers, third-party administrators, and self-insured employers. Coventry Workers’ Comp Services is currently a division of Aetna, a CVS Health company.

With this acquisition, Mitchell | Genex will expand its capabilities, and add Coventry’s leading PPO network to its continuum of care and cost containment offerings.

Peter Madeja, Genex Services President and CEO said  “We are extremely proud and excited about adding another long-standing, reputable organization to the Mitchell | Genex team. This move will expand the breadth of our cutting-edge cost containment technology and clinical services with the deepest understanding of the workers’ compensation industry and will significantly build upon our network offerings. It reinforces our continuous commitment to help clients navigate through today’s challenges and build better outcomes to improve the lives of injured parties.”

Based in Downers Grove, IL, Coventry Workers’ Comp Services has been a full-service managed care organization for more than 35 years. The company brings approximately 2,000 professionals with deep industry expertise, along with a broad suite of services – network, clinical and specialty – powered by technology to enhance network development, clinical integration and operational efficiencies with a focus on total claims cost.

Following the closing of this acquisition, Coventry Workers’ Comp will continue to be led by Art Lynch, President and CEO, and operate under its brand.

“We are very excited to join Mitchell | Genex and further meet the needs of our ever-changing industry,” said Lynch. “This is a forward-thinking partnership that combines one of the most robust PPO networks with an equally positioned firm in cost containment technology and clinical solutions. These capabilities, when combined with artificial intelligence and advanced analytics, will maximize our clients’ performance today and into the future.”

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP and Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP are acting as legal advisors to Mitchell | Genex. Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP and Dechert LLP are acting as legal advisors to CVS Health. BofA Securities is acting as exclusive financial advisor to CVS Health.

The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions, including applicable regulatory approvals. The financial terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.