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Gentiva Shareholders Approve Merger With Kindred

Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE: KND) is nearing the completion of its $1.8 billion merger with Gentiva Health Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: GTIV). Gentiva recently announced the company’s stockholders have approved all necessary proposals for the merger with Kindred, which is expected to be complete Feb. 2, 2015. Kindred and Gentiva entered into a definitive agreement Oct. 9, 2014, […]

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Accelera Innovations Expands with $6 Million Home Care Acquisition

Only a few weeks into 2015 and the market for home health acquisitions continues to ramp up. Today, Accelera Innovations, Inc. signed a definitive agreement to acquire Oklahoma-based Traditions Home Care Inc. for a purchase price of $6 million. Accelera is a collaboration of companies that aims to improve the outcomes of post-acute and long-term […]

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Addus HomeCare Expands Ohio Presence Through Latest Acquisition

Addus HomeCare Corporation (NASDAQ: ADUS), a provider of home and community-based services, announced this week it has acquired Priority Home Health Care, Inc., effective Jan. 1.  Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Priority Home Health Care operates six offices in the Cleveland, Akron and Columbus areas, which are expected to produce revenues of approximately $11 million for […]

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Ensign Expands Hospice, Home Care Footprint Through New Acquisitions

The Ensign Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:ENSG) is making moves in the hospice and home care space through two recent acquisitions in Texas and Arizona, the company announced Monday.  The Ensign Group is the parent company of the Ensign group of skilled nursing, rehabilitative care services, home health, home care, hospice care, assisted living and urgent care […]

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Layoffs, Closures and Threats: Home Health Care News’ Most Popular Stories of 2014

Policy changes, blockbuster mergers and acquisitions, as well as layoffs, closings and caregiver labor debates characterized the home health and hospice sector in 2014. Mounting reimbursement pressures forced some of the nation’s largest provider to shutter operations and lay off hundreds at some locations, while other big players turned to the acquisition market to fuel their […]

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