CHARLESTON, W.Va. - West Virginia regulators have approved Genesis Healthcare's acquisition of Sun Healthcare Group.
The West Virginia Health Care Authority issued a certificate of need to Kennett Square, Pa., for the merger.
Irvine, Calif.-based Sun Healthcare owns seven nursing homes in Dunbar, Hurricane Glenville, New Martinsville, Parkersburg, Beckley and Salem.
Genesis announced the acquisition in June. The merger is expected to be completed this fall.