KKR’s PharMerica Makes Its First Deal

In late May, specialty pharmacy company PharMerica Corporation announced its first acquisition since being acquired by KKR & Co. (NYSE: KKR), with a minority investment from Walgreens Boots Alliance (NASDAQ: WBA), in August 2017. The company priovides institutional and community-based pharmacy services in the United States. When KKR took it private for $1.3 billion, it had trailing-12 […]

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Home Health and Hospice Sector Hit by Headwinds

The Home Health & Hospice sector has experienced a few headwinds in 2017. Besides the ongoing labor shortage, reimbursement levels would be severely impacted by the passage of the Senate Republicans’ Better Care Reconciliation Act, which curtails federal spending on Medicaid beginning in 2020.

Almost Family Inc. Becomes Third Largest Home Health Operator

The Home Health Care & Hospice sector just announced its 47th acquisition of 2016, and with about two months to go, it is likely that this sector will surpass last year’s total of 51 acquisitions. On October 17, 2016, Almost Family, Inc. (NASDAQ: AFAM), a provider of home health nursing, rehabilitation and personal care services […]