There’s never been a hotter time for the buying and selling of home health, home care and hospice agencies. Indeed, for the first time in more than a decade, all three industries are selling at relative high valuations, analysts point out.
There are several contributing factors for the booming M&A landscape, strong borrowing rates, a robust infusion of private equity investment and the overall strong state of the U.S. economy among them.With that being said, there are three clear main drivers, however.
- Diversity: Companies are looking to insulate themselves from adverse market and regulatory changes by branching out into different business lines.
- A ‘one-stop shop’ mentality: Home health, home care and hospice players are striving to operate throughout the continuum of care so both payers and customers never have to leave their business.
- Prioritizing value over volume: Companies are positing themselves to take advantage of value-based care opportunities and alternative-payment models.
this complimentary white paper to learn more about these three main drivers of M&A activity in this new white paper.
— SPONSORED BY —