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Home Health Business Briefs: Joint Venture Formed, Agency Names New President

As one of the fastest-growing sectors in the United States, home health care is teeming with activity — from acquisitions and partnerships to new leadership appointments and promotions. Here’s the latest news buzzing around the industry: Private Equity Firm Acquires Home Care Provider J.H. Whitney Capital Partners, LLC, a middle-market private equity firm, announced recently […]

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Humana Beefs Up In-Home Services with Acquisition

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) has acquired Your Home Advantage, a multi-state provider of nurse practitioner in-home visits, in a move that highlights the growing importance of home care to one of the nation’s most prominent health care organizations. Known as one of the largest insurers to specialize in privately managed Medicare health plans, Louisville-based Humana has in recent […]

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Home Health and Hospice Deals Dip 16% to Start 2015

As health care merger and acquisition activity continues to grow in the first quarter, home health and hospice transactions hit a minor snag to start the year, despite seeing a nearly 30% increase a quarter ago, recent data indicates.  Overall health care M&A activity grew 24% during the first quarter of 2015 to 355 total […]

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Home Health Business Briefs: Home Instead’s New CEO, 3 Providers Merge

As one of the fastest-growing sectors in the United States, home health care is teeming with activity — from acquisitions and partnerships to new leadership appointments and promotions. Here’s the latest news buzzing around the industry: Home Instead Appoints Jeff Huber as CEO Home Instead, Inc., the franchisor for Home Instead Senior Care, a leading […]

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Growing Regulatory, Financial Concerns Push Home Health Consolidations

As more regulatory pressures force consolidation among the health care industry as a whole, home health and hospice providers also are feeling the heat — joining forces to better compete in today’s evolving landscape. Most recently, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, better known as UPMC, announced it would be bringing Family Hospice & Palliative Care […]

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