Rehab Deals Have Risen Steadily Since 2013

The rehabilitation has historically been the smallest of all the healthcare sectors, typically accounting for the fewest number of deals and lowest dollar volume. Despite an abnormal 27 transactions announced in 2008, the sector generally saw between 10 and 20 deals a year, and minimal spending as well, (see chart below). Even after the Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010, when most health care services saw an influx in investment, the rehabilitation sector was largely ignored because some reimbursement headwinds at the time. But, as rehab facilities found their place in ACOs, reimbursement eased and large companies began to build their platforms in the highly fragmented sector,... Read More »