NAHC, NHPCO Merger Remains On ‘Aggressive Timeline’

In October, National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) President William A. Dombi announced that his organization and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) were planning to merge. The plan came with what Dombi described as an “aggressive timeline,” hoping the merger would be done by 2024. “It’s an aggressive timeline even […]

Best Life Brands Appoints New Chief Financial Officer; CVS Health CFO Announces Leave Of Absence

Best Life Brands names CFO Best Life Brands has appointed Kevin Vesely as its new chief financial officer. “We enthusiastically welcome Kevin to the Best Life Brands family to execute our continued success and financial health,” Best Life Brands CEO J.J. Sorrenti said in a press release. “His diverse experience, including private equity success and […]

Honor Expands Its Executive Leadership Team; New Executive Director Joins MedPAC

Honor make four new additions to its leadership team Four new executives recently joined Honor’s leadership team. The new additions to the team include: Linn Free, who was named senior vice president of operations; Stefan Haney, who was named senior vice president of growth technology; Mark Privett, who was named vice president of design; and […]

15 Home-Based Care Companies Earn A Spot On ‘Best Workplaces In Aging Services’ List

Fortune Magazine has rolled out its annual “Best Workplaces in Aging Services” list. Just like last year, a number of home-based care companies were featured. Fortune creates this list based on its “Trust Index,” which gauges workers’ experience by collecting their view and opinions about their employer. This process involves them filling out 60 statements […]

How Home-Based Care Companies Are Becoming More Involved In Pre-Acute Care

Home-based care organizations continue to evolve. As they do, they’re becoming more pre-acute and embracing preventative care. Traditionally, providers step in after an acute event has already occurred. This has slowly begun to shift, as providers realize that if they are already in the home, they can prevent some of these events or outcomes. Signify […]

NAHC, NHPCO Sign Letter Of Intent To Potentially Combine

The boards of two of the most prominent home-based care associations are coming together to explore the formation of a new organization. On Thursday, the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) announced that their boards signed a non-binding letter of intent to pursue a […]

Hindered By The Labor Environment, Aveanna’s Home Health Segment Struggles Continue

The home health and hospice segments of Aveanna Healthcare Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: AVAH) continue to struggle. Nevertheless, company leaders strongly believe in those segments’ long-term value proposition. “Our home health and hospice platform, which is primed for growth, is dedicated to creating value through effective operational management and the delivery of exceptional patient care,” Matt […]

Enhabit Leaders Dive Deeper Into Strategic Review Process, Fee-For-Service ‘Erosion’

On Wednesday — ahead of its earnings call with investors and stakeholders — Enhabit Inc. (NYSE: EHAB) announced plans to launch a strategic review process. Specifically, the company is looking to take steps to satisfy the conditions of its Tax Matters Agreement with Encompass Health Corp. (NYSE: EHC). Enhabit CEO Barb Jacobsmeyer shed more light […]

What An Amedisys-LHC Group Combination Under Optum Would Mean For The Home Health Market

Amedisys Inc. (Nasdaq: AMED) disclosed Monday that UnitedHealth Group’s (NYSE: UNH) Optum submitted an acquisition bid. That makes for a competition between Optum and Amedisys’ current merger partner, Option Care Health (Nasdaq: OPCH). At this point, it’s unclear whether Optum will ultimately land Amedisys, though early analyst comments suggest Optum’s bid may be more favorable […]