Transactions: Merger Forms ‘Top-Five’ Autism Provider; Discovery Behavioral Health’s Latest Acquisition

Autism treatment companies merge to form one of nation’s largest ABA providers PE-backed BlueSprig Pediatrics, a Houston-based provider of applied behavior analysis (ABA), has announced its purchase of Florida Autism Center and its Georgia brand Fusion Autism Center, creating a “top-five national provider” of autism services, according to a press release announcing the news. Terms […]

Discovery Behavioral Health Sets Sights on Complementary Deals, Two New States

Last year was a busy one for transactions in the addiction treatment services market, with few in the industry as active as Discovery Behavioral Health (DBH), a portfolio company of Webster Equity Partners. Based in Los Alamitos, California, DBH is led by CEO John Peloquin, who helped strengthen the company’s already firm market foothold in […]

Opioid Treatment Providers Praise New Medicare Coverage Opportunities

On January 1, new rules went into effect establishing expanded Medicare coverage for opioid use disorder (OUD) treatment. Under the new benefit, opioid treatment programs (OTPs) will be able to enroll in — and be reimbursed by — Medicare for providing medication-assisted treatment (MAT) services that were not previously covered. Medicare will pay enrolled OTPs […]

Transactions: The Columbus Organization’s Florida Foothold; Discovery Behavioral Health’s Rapid Acquisitions

The Columbus Organization Acquires Progressive Journey Group The Columbus Organization, an Indianapolis-based provider of services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), has announced its acquisition of Orlando, Florida-based Progressive Journey Group. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The Columbus Organization has more than 30 years of experience serving people with IDD […]

Discovery Behavioral Health Acquires Authentic Recovery Center

Discovery Behavioral Health, a national provider of various behavioral health treatments, has acquired Authentic Recovery Center (ARC), a behavioral health provider that specializes in treatment of drug and alcohol abuse. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Based in Orange County, California, Discovery offers residential, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient treatment for conditions related […]

Discovery Behavioral Health Acquires New Life Addiction Counseling & Mental Health Services

Los Angeles-based Discovery Behavioral Health has acquired Pasadena, Maryland-based New Life Addiction Counseling & Mental Health Services. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.  Discovery Behavioral Health is a national provider of substance abuse, mental health and eating disorder treatment. The 21-year-old company offers residential, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient services for teenagers and […]