[Techtaffy Newsdesk]

Lumeris, and the three Blues, Highmark, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon), and Independence Blue Cross (IBC), have signed an agreement to acquire NaviNet for an undisclosed price. The transaction is expected to close within 30 days, subject to customary closing conditions.

NaviNet is the nation’s largest real-time communication network for physicians, hospitals, and health insurers.

Update: 02-17-12