Transactions: Excelin Health Acquires On My Care; Baylor Scott & White Health, Contessa Partner

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Excelin Health expands California footprint

Excelin Health — a home health and hospice platform — has acquired On My Care.

The Fremont, California-based On My Care is an agency that offers skilled nursing, physical, occupational, and speech therapy, as well as social worker and home aide services.

The deal further expands Excelin’s footprint in California, as On My Care is licensed to practice in five counties around the San Francisco Bay area.


“With the acquisition of On My Care, we have gained a high-growth, well-managed agency, enhancing our services to the Bay Area community,” Alicia Marr, CEO of Excelin, said in a press statement. “We’re excited to integrate our OMC members into the Excelin team and to continue to provide the quality patient care we are valued for, together.”

For Excelin, this is the third transaction in the past seven months. In addition to On My Care, the company also purchased Louisiana-based Grace Home Health and three Texas hospice licenses in 2021.

Plus, Excelin has recently opened five de novo home health locations and four de novo hospices in California and Texas.


Baylor Scott & White Health and Contessa team up

Baylor Scott & White Health and Contessa Health – an Amedisys Inc. (Nasdaq: AMED) company – have formed a partnership to deliver a variety of home-based care services.

“We are thrilled to partner with Baylor Scott & White to offer greater options to patients, improving their experience,” Contessa CEO Travis Messina said in a statement. “Baylor Scott & White has a century-long reputation for providing high-quality care in the communities it serves, and we are eager to work collaboratively to soon provide hospital-level care to patients within the comfort and safety of their homes.”

Nashville, Tennessee-based Contessa Health is a company that specializes in shifting higher-acuity care into the home.

Meanwhile, Baylor Scott & White Health is the largest not-for-profit health system in Texas.

Under the partnership, the organizations will provide hospital-level home-based care, palliative care and skilled nursing care.

“We are dedicated to developing and delivering new, convenient options for our patients, offering high quality care when and where they want it,” Pete McCanna, CEO at Baylor Scott & White, said in a statement. “These innovative at-home solutions will empower those we serve, enhancing the recovery process and improving outcomes.”

Trinity Health at Home agrees to acquire Above & Beyond Home Health Care

Trinity Health at Home has signed a definitive agreement to buy Monticello, Iowa-based Above & Beyond Home Health Care and Hospice. The two companies are officially slated to join together in July.

“As we continue to fulfill our mission of being a transforming, healing presence in the communities we serve, it is imperative that we extend our care into new regions and communities in need,” Mark McPherson, president and CEO of Trinity Health at Home, said in a statement. “Trinity Health At Home looks forward to partnering with Above & Beyond to care for the Monticello community and surrounding areas.”

Trinity Health at Home is one of the largest home health providers in the country. Trinity Health at Home is part of Trinity Health, a nonprofit health system that operates several dozen hospitals in 22 states, plus roughly 120 continuing care locations, including in-home care and hospice.

For now, Trinity Health at Home and Above & Beyond Home Health Care and Hospice are planning for integration.

VillageMD purchases Velda Rose Medical Center

VillageMD has acquired the primary care practice Velda Rose Medical Center.

“At VillageMD, we’re continuing to grow in our communities with trusted physicians along with their experienced care teams to offer increased access to high-quality primary care,” Paul Martino, co-founder and chief growth officer of VillageMD, said in a press statement. “We’re thrilled to welcome Dr. Goldberg and his team to Village Medical.”

Velda Rose Medical Center was founded by Dr. Mark Goldberg.

VillageMD has become one of the most well known home-focused primary care providers in the market. The company offers preventative care, treatment for illness and injury, and management of chronic conditions.

In 2020, Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) invested $1 billion into VillageMD.

Under the deal, Velda Rose Medical Center will continue to offer primary care services in Mesa, while also beefing up technology and support for their clinicians.

“I’m excited to join Village Medical and continue the comprehensive, compassionate care for our patients. I also look forward to welcoming new patients who are looking for comprehensive primary care right in their community,” Dr. Goldberg said in the statement. “I believe your health care experience should be accessible and personal and that’s exactly what Village Medical offers their patients.”

Central Medical Supply Group acquires multiple home-based equipment management companies

Central Medical Supply Group has acquired three hospice and home care equipment management companies.

The companies include Helping Hands Medical Equipment, the hospice assets of Consolidated Medical Surgical Supply and PPD Homecare Inc.

“We have known the founders and teams at Helping Hands, Consolidated Medical and PPD Homecare for a long time, and are thrilled to welcome them to the Central Medical family,” Joe Sacco, founder and CEO of Central Medical, said in a statement. “We care deeply about our hospice partners and their patients, and these three businesses fit perfectly with our culture and vision for growth.”

The acquisition further expands Central Medical into eastern and central Pennsylvania, upstate New York and Connecticut, and New Jersey.

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