Home Health and Hospice

Market Trends and M&A in Home Health / Hospice– The home health and hospice market remains one of the most fragmented sectors within healthcare services with many independent players holding significant market share in their respective geographies. Given the wide breadth of smaller companies, demand for home-based care, and the non capital-intensive nature of the business, there is significant opportunity in the space for both private equity and strategic-led consolidation.

Q2-2019 Home Health & Hospice Update– The transition to value-based reimbursement, implementation of PDGM, and recent changes to Medicare Advantage have spurred M&A activity amongst other strategic initiatives in a growing attempt to capture the entire continuum of care.

Cannabis, Hemp Producers Targeted in May Health-Care Deals – The health-care industry is getting into the weed business.

Health-Care Deals Steady, Strong Through First Third of 2019– Consistency is the name of the game for health-care industry transactions in 2019 so far.

INSIGHT: Health Care M&A Transactions on Pace to Set Record in 2019– March madness is over for college basketball fans, but it’s just the beginning of a fast-paced year for health-care M&A activity.

Q1-2019 Home Health & Hospice Update– Provident expects continued M&A opportunities will arise from smaller agencies not having the operational capacity or resources to adjust to the new PDGM payment framework. Furthermore, larger providers such as Addus, Elara Caring, Humana, and LHC Group will continue to utilize their infrastructure to drive further consolidation in the industry.

Long-Term Care Deals Dominate Health Industry in February– The long-term care sector continued its domination of health-care deals in February, Bloomberg Law’s transactions advisory board says.

Private Equity Interest in Hospice Acquisition Expected to Rise in 2019 – As more private equity firms enter the post-acute health care arena, hospice organizations are increasingly pursuing mergers and acquisitions as a growth strategy, according to the recently released 4th quarter 2018 Home Health & Hospice Update from Provident Healthcare Partners.

Healthcare Services M&A: A 2018 Recap and Expectations for 2019 – Episode 8 of Provident’s Healthcare Dealcast

The Health-Care M&A Meter: Hot 2018 to Be Followed by Hotter 2019– The outlook for health-care mergers and acquisitions in 2019 suggests even more transactions this year as compared to 2018, with activity in the hospital and health system sector expected to continue, as well as increasing volume of deals in the physician services, home health. and health-care IT sectors.

Health-Care Info Tech Companies Make Moves in November– Health-care information technology companies stole the deal spotlight in November, setting up end-of-year numbers rivaling those of the long-term care, physician practice, and health and hospital system sectors.

Q4-2018 Home Health & Hospice Update– With a number of others establishing platforms, private equity investors clearly remain bullish, which is translating into heightened valuation levels for groups of all sizes. As we continue to see consolidation within the industry, smaller groups are able to utilize M&A as a way to offset the burden of competing with the data capabilities and scale of these larger platforms.

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