Home-Based Care Investors Show Interest, But M&A Pace Remains Cautious

Home-based care dealmakers have been busier of late, but that has not yet translated into more transactions. There’s some feeling that sidelined private equity firms will eventually have to enter the game, but that may not be the case. For one, interest rates have still not come down. But also, the “dry powder effect” – […]

AccentCare Names Andy Johnston President Of Hospice, Personal Care Services

AccentCare has a new leader at the helm of its hospice and personal care services operations. Andy Johnston has joined AccentCare’s executive leadership team as its new president of hospice and personal care services, a newly created role at the company. “Andy is a highly respected leader who has proven operational experience in large, multi-site […]

PurposeCare Bucks Historic Home-Based Care M&A Inactivity Trend In Q1

The home health, home care and hospice industries are barely exhibiting signs of life when it comes to M&A, sans a few active companies. Transactions were again historically low in the first quarter. Overall, only 12 total home-based care deals have been reported from the first quarter, according to data provided by the M&A firm […]

CMS To End Hospice MA Carve-In: Insights For Home-Based Care Providers

Grand opening, grand closing. Hospice providers began to work with Medicare Advantage (MA) via the Value-Based Insurance Design (VBID) demonstration in 2021. At the end of 2024, the “hospice carve-in” model will cease. This will have an impact on home health providers who offer hospice services, obviously. But the failure of hospice’s fit within VBID […]

AccentCare Appoints New Chief Medical Officer; Modivcare Names 2 C-Suite Leaders

AccentCare’s new CMO AccentCare has promoted Dr. Balu Natarajan to the roles of executive vice president and chief medical officer (CMO), effective immediately. “In his almost two decades with our company, Dr. Natarajan has been an invaluable asset to our team, demonstrating exceptional leadership and medical expertise,” AccentCare CEO Laura Tortorella said in a statement. […]

Mission Hospice & Home Care, By the Bay Health, Hope Hospice To Merge

Three California-based providers — By the Bay Health, Mission Hospice & Home Care and Hope Hospice — announced they will merge, creating the largest nonprofit hospice network in northern California. Leaders of all three agencies said the merger will make them stronger competitors in the marketplace, and also improve access to care in the communities […]