Proposed Acquisition of Unity Health Plans Insurance Corporation by University Health Care

​​​​​Last Updated: December 22, 2004​

Information on the Proposed Acquisition of Unity Health Plans Insurance Corporation by University Health Care, Inc.

On October 1, 2004, University Health Care, Inc., filed a plan to acquire Unity Health Plans Insurance Corporation under the terms of a purchase option in a Joint Venture Agreement including, among others, University Health Care, Inc., and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wisconsin. Currently, Unity Health Plans Insurance Corporation is an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wisconsin.

The estimated aggregate purchase price to acquire Unity and to satisfy other outstanding obligations is approximately $45,100,000.

The plan of acquisition filed by University Health Care, Inc., along with all pertinent correspondence and statutorily required information, will be placed in this section of OCI's Web site.

As required by law, OCI will hold a public hearing concerning this application for acquisition of control. The time of the hearing has not yet been scheduled. Review of the application is continuing.​


Application Material Filed on October 1, 2004
Follow-up Correspondence
OCI Requests for Information
Correspondence Regarding the Case
Responses to Requests for Information
Correspondence Regarding the Case
OCI Requests for Information
OCI Correspondence transmitting information regarding the Case
Responses to Requests for Information

OCI Requests for Information

Responses to Requests for Information

  • Letter to Steven J. Junior, OCI, from Jane M. Barnett, President and Chief Executive Officer of University Health Care, Inc., dated December 13, 2004
  • Letter to Steven J. Junior, OCI, from Jane Barnett, President and Chief Executive Officer of University Health Care, Inc., dated December 9, 2004, together with the biographical affidavits of Jane Barnett, Gary Eiler, Andrew Fabian, Gail Midlikowski, Edward Bruenig and Nancy Sielaff
  • Letter to Steven J. Junior, OCI, from Jane Barnett, President and Chief Executive Officer of University Health Care, Inc., dated December 9, 2004, together with the biographical affidavits of James Roberts and Susan Pelazke
  • Letter to Steven J. Junior, OCI, from Claudia Sanders, Vice President of Legal Services/Privacy Officer of the University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation, Inc., dated December 9, 2004, together with the biographical affidavit of Peter H. Christman

Correspondence in Support of the Proposed Transaction

OCI's Notice of Hearing

Additional Hearing Exhibits

Final Decision