Adaptation Health to become part of Health Management Associates


LANSING, Mich., September 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Jay Rosenfounder, president and co-president of Health Management Associates (HMA), and David Kulick, co-founder of Adaptation Health, announced that Adaptation Health is joining HMA. It will continue to operate as Adaptation Health, an HMA company.

Founded in 2017, Adaptation Health is an innovation consultancy and incubator based in New Orleans who works with state Medicaid programs and managed care organizations (MCOs) to drive adoption of new delivery and engagement solutions. Adaptation brings together leaders from these sectors to address systemic issues in publicly funded health care.

“Like HMA, Adaptation Health has innovation in its DNA,” Rosen said. “I am thrilled to combine HMA’s unparalleled Medicaid expertise with Adaptation Health’s creative approach and laser focus to address complex Medicaid challenges for the benefit of those the program serves.”

Adaptation Health has worked in dozens of states and MCOs to drive private-market innovation through the sourcing, diligence, and deployment of expert providers, driving improvements in member care, accelerating fairness and supporting positive development in public procurement delivery. They’ve worked directly with more than 500 startups and early Medicaid-focused companies to enable world-class solutions for the public good.

“We are very pleased to join HMA as they are preeminent Medicaid experts. We believe that through this partnership, Adaptation Health can continue to support states and MCOs across the country to accelerate Medicaid performance, value and innovation,” Kulick said.

Kulick will continue to lead Adaptation Health, an HMA company. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Founded in 1985, HMA is an independent national research and consulting firm specializing in policy, program, financing and evaluation of publicly funded health care and social services. Clients include governments, public and private providers, health systems, health plans, community organizations, institutional investors, foundations and associations. With offices in more than 20 locations across the country and more than 500 multidisciplinary consultants coast to coast, HMA’s expertise, services and team are always within reach of clients.

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