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 […]

Home Care Providers Increasingly See Better Referral Relationships As Top Avenue For Growth

When it comes to growth, home care and home health providers are focused on a number of key opportunities. For home care providers, care professional recruitment and retention programs are No. 1 on their list of top growth opportunities for 2023. That’s according to HCP’s 2023 Benchmarking Report, released last week and based on a […]

Amedisys Reveals Further Details Behind Option Care Health Merger

Amedisys Inc. (Nasdaq: AMED) is answering more questions about its potential merger with Option Care Health (Nasdaq: OPCH), which was first announced earlier this month. The company submitted these responses as part of a 425 SEC filing, which it added to its site for stakeholders, employees and the public to view on Thursday. A number […]

Charter Healthcare’s New CEO On Standing Out As A Home Health Provider In 2023

A few years ago, Charter Healthcare Group made waves as a rapidly growing post-acute care company. It largely accomplished this through a series of acquisitions, mostly eyeing smaller entities that allowed it to beef up palliative care and complex care management capabilities. Charter offers home health, hospice, complex care management and palliative care services across […]

Enhabit’s ‘Swing Factors’ In 2023, According To Its Leaders

After seeing a 4% decline in traditional Medicare beneficiaries in the markets the company serves, Enhabit Inc. (NYSE: EHAB) is working to build back up its home health fee-for-service business. That will start by working with referral sources and offering them a wide range of care services, according to Barb Jacobsmeyer, the president and CEO […]