Enhabit’s Board Battle Continues, Advisory Firm Partially Sides With Activist Investor

One of home health care’s biggest public battles continued Thursday, as an outside advisory firm made its recommendations regarding the future of the Enhabit Inc. (NYSE: EHAB) board. AREX Capital Management – which owns 4.9% of Enhabit’s outstanding common shares – has been challenging Enhabit’s strategic direction for more than a year. Initially, the activist […]

‘It’s A Number That’s Worth Paying Attention To’: Understanding Private Equity’s Role In Home-Based Care

Private equity’s influence in home-based care and health care at large has been exaggerated. But the active health care firms still play an important role. Pitchbook estimates that PE-backed providers represent 3.3% of the U.S. health care provider ecosystem by revenue. There are at least 73 PE-backed home-based care providers, according to Pitchbook, which represents […]

Turning ‘Pain Points’ Into ‘Bliss Points’: The Chief Experience Officer’s Rise In Home-Based Care

Despite variations in service lines, size and operations, the best home-based care organizations all have one thing in common.  These companies all prioritize the experience — of patients, clients and staff. And while every member of an organization plays a role in shaping the experience, this responsibility largely rests on the shoulders of what is […]

Trinity Health At Home Taps Dan Drake As Its Next CEO

Trinity Health at Home – one of the largest home-based care providers in the country – has a new leader. Dan Drake has been named CEO of Trinity Health’s three national continuing care organizations: Trinity Health At Home, Trinity Health Senior Communities and Trinity Health Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). Drake will […]

Dozens Of In-Home Care Providers Unveiled As Participants In CMS’ GUIDE Model

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Guiding an Improved Dementia Experience (GUIDE) Model is live. Among its participants are a wide range of home-based care providers. CMS said that there will be almost 400 participating organizations building Dementia Care Programs (DCPs) to serve Medicare beneficiaries at first. “DCPs represent a wide range of […]

In-Home Care Company HarmonyCares Raises $200 Million

The in-home care company HarmonyCares – formerly known as U.S. Medical Management – has raised $200 million. The funding round was led by General Catalyst, McKesson Ventures and a “large national payer.” K2 HealthVentures and other existing investors – such as Rubicon Founders, Valtruis, HLM Capital and Oak HC/FT – also participated in the round. […]

All The Payment Factors Included In The 2025 Home Health Proposed Rule

Providers examining the 2025 home health proposed payment rule may be experiencing some déjà vu, according to William A. Dombi, the president of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice’s (NAHC). “Much of what we see in the rule is just, on the payment side of it in particular, an update from ‘23 and […]

Home Health Owner To Pay $4.5 Million Over Alleged Kickbacks To Doctors, Assisted Living Facilities

A home health owner has agreed to pay about $4.5 million to resolve allegations related to False Claims Act violations. Specifically, the owner – who operated multiple agencies – allegedly provided illegal kickbacks to assisted living facilities and physicians in exchange for referrals. Guardian Health Care, Gem City Home Care and Care Connection of Cincinnati […]