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LHC

DFW Home Health Adds Fourth Home Health Agency

DFW Home Health, a Dallas-based home health provider jointly owned by LHC Group (NASDAQ: LHCG), Texas Health Resources and Methodist Health System, acquired Healthcare Resources, a home health provider serving patients and families in Arlington, Texas. Healthcare Resources offers skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, medical social services, home health aides and other […]

LHC
LHC

LHC Group and LifePoint Health JV Strike Again

After a quiet year on the acquisition front, LHC Group (NASDAQ: LHCG) and LifePoint Health have expanded their joint venture (JV) into three new states. The purchase includes CMH Home Health Care in Wilmington, Ohio, Casa de la Paz Hospice in Sierra Vista, Arizona, and St. Joseph Family Hospice in Lewiston, Idaho. LHC Group will assume […]

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Stat of the week graph

Home Health & Hospice Sector Deals Dipped in Q3:19

Deal volume in the home health and hospice sector dipped slightly in the third quarter of 2019, down 23% with 20 publicly announced transactions, compared with 26 acquisitions in the second quarter, according to data from HealthCareMandA.com. Compared with the third quarter of 2018, home health and hospice M&A activity decreased by 20%, when 25 […]

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three oaks

Three Oaks Hospice Hits The Ground Running

Three Oaks Hospice, a portfolio company of Health Velocity Capital, was  just launched in May 2019, but the company is wasting no time to expand. This week the company bought three hospices in Texas, Total Hospice & Palliative Care in Richardson; ABS Palliative in Carrollton; and Hospice Care and Fellowship Hospice in San Antonio. The […]

Home Health & Hospice Is Primed for Consolidation

The Home Health & Hospice sector is far less fragmented than it was just five years ago. The sector has seen a lot of activity, thanks to the push by payors to move patients towards lower-cost post-acute care settings. That has attracted a lot of investor interest in recent years, and 2018 proved to be […]

IPA
IPA

PE Firms Join to Form Home Health Care Giant

Consolidation isn’t a novel concept in the healthcare market, although it has been slow to arrive for some. The Home Health & Hospice sector has experienced a few jolts in the past six months, as three publicly traded giants merged or were split up. Now the private equity side has sent a shock wave through […]

Deal of the Week: Almost Family/LHC Group

The Home Health & Hospice sector is gearing up for a busy 2018, compared with the sluggish performance turned so far in 2017. Two leading companies, LHC Group (NASDAQ: LHCG) and Almost Family (NASDAQ: AFAM) announced a “merger of equals” on November 16. That transaction followed third-quarter earnings calls from Amedysis (NASDAQ: AMED) and Brookdale […]

Home Health & Hospice M&A Rebounds

There’s nothing sleepy about the Home Health & Hospice sector. Through the end of July 2016, this market has seen 35 transactions, putting this year on track to beat 2015’s total of 51 deals. Eleven of these 35 deals disclosed prices, totaling approximately $610 million spent so far this year. Sixty-percent of 2016’s home health & […]

LHC Group Adds Two Home Health Companies

LCH Group (NASDAQ: LHCG) added two more companies to its empire of home health, hospice, community-based services agencies and long-term acute care hospitals (LTACs). Professional Healthcare Resources in Annadale, Virginia and East Arkansas Health Holdings in Little Rock, Arkansas are now part of the fold. They are expected to produce annualized revenues of approximately $44 […]

Home Health in March: Five Deals and a Bankruptcy

The Home Health & Hospice sector had a very slow year in 2015, with just 47 deals made public. Deal making activity has picked up quite a bit in 2016, with 12 deals in the first two months and five more in the first three weeks of March. The only deal to report a price was […]