Acquisition strengthens Genoa’s ability to serve customers

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TUKWILA, Wash. — Genoa is buying the behavioral health and residential care services division of Advanced Care Pharmacy Services.

Financial terms were not disclosed. Genoa said the agreement includes 13 Advanced Care behavioral health pharmacies in Michigan.

The acquisition will increase Genoa’s pharmacy count to 24 in Michigan and to more than 325 nationally, most of which are located inside community mental health centers. The companies said the combination joins two organizations focused on providing a high level of service to patients in the behavioral health and addiction treatment communities.

“The addition of the Advanced Care behavioral health pharmacies to Genoa brings together two providers of behavioral health pharmacy services into one organization committed to a common mission of serving those with mental illnesses and addictions,” Genoa chief executive officer John Figueroa said in a statement. “We believe, as an expanded company, we will be able to better serve consumers and our partner mental health centers. We look forward to sharing best practices and building on our foundation to produce an even higher level of quality and care for the individuals we serve.”

Genoa provides pharmacy and telepsychiatry services to more than 500,000 people annually in 44 states and the District of Columbia and fills over 10 million prescriptions annually.

“The Advanced Care acquisition allows Genoa to expand our reach to help more of the over 40 million Americans with mental illness,” Figueroa ­added.

Michigan-based Advanced Care offers retail, clinical, infusion, compounding and specialty pharmacy services and behavioral health and residential care through its network of retail and institutional pharmacies, durable medical equipment and supply outlets, and specialty drug, compounding and infusion pharmacy entities.



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