LHC Group to Acquire End-of-Life Care Provider in the Arizona Market

LHC Group Inc. (Nasdaq: LHCG) announced Monday it has agreed to purchase Arizona-based East Valley Hospice and East Valley Palliative Care. The deal is expected to close on Jan. 1. Mesa, Arizona-based East Valley Hospice and East Valley Palliative care provide at-home care for end-of-life patients as well as ones living with complex conditions. Together, […]

Why Complex Care Management Is Charter Healthcare’s ‘Crown Jewel’

In the midst of the in-home care M&A resurgence, Charter Healthcare Group has made a few moves of its own. Its recent acquisitions of Heartwood Home Health & Hospice and Vitality Home Healthcare reflect its two-pronged acquisition growth strategy. Founded in 2006, Charter is a rapidly growing PE-backed post-acute care platform company. Lately, when it […]

Bayada, Baptist Health Announce New Joint Venture

Bayada Home Health Care — one of the largest nonprofit providers of in-home care and post-acute care services in the country — is expanding its already massive footprint. It’s doing so at a time when the need for home-based care is at an all-time high. On Thursday, the Moorestown, New Jersey-based company announced it is […]

‘These Funds Can Best Be Used Elsewhere’: LHC Group Returns $93.3M in Federal Relief

Rising demand for health care services delivered in the home and an increasingly favorable regulatory environment have set the stage for the nation’s top-tier home health operators. That idea has LHC Group Inc.’s (Nasdaq: LHCG) leadership team bullish about the company’s near- and long-term outlook. LHC Group’s optimism is additionally supported by shifting referral patterns […]

Addus Reignites M&A Engine, Targets Home Health and Hospice Acquisitions

The feeling around the recently expanded Addus HomeCare Corporation (Nasdaq: ADUS) headquarters in Frisco, Texas, is different from just three months ago. Speaking on its Q2 earnings call in August, Addus leadership said the company was in “rebounding mode,” but also not as affected by COVID-19 uncertainties as they initially expected. Additionally, recruiting had become […]

Centerbridge Partners, The Vistria Group Acquire Wellspring’s Help at Home

Help at Home — a Chicago-based home- and community-based services provider that operates across 13 states — has been acquired by a consortium of private equity buyers. Specifically, Centerbridge Partners and The Vistria Group are teaming up to purchase Help at Home from Wellspring Capital Management, which will remain a minority investor in the company. […]

Home-Based Care Powerhouse Intermountain Healthcare to Merge with Sanford Health

Intermountain Healthcare — one of the largest health systems in the country and among the most bullish on home-based care — is merging with Sanford Health. Sioux Falls, South Dakota-based Sanford Health is a health system that operates across 24 states. The organization boasts 46 hospitals, 1,500 provider groups and 366 Good Samaritan Society senior […]

Varsity-Backed Angels of Care Announces Strategic Partnerships, Expands into Three New States

Angels of Care, a home health provider that specializes in caring for pediatric patients with complex medical conditions, announced Thursday that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Nursing Solutions and Mission Medstaff. Under terms of the strategic partnership, Nursing Solutions and Mission Medstaff will join Angels of Care’s platform going forward. The financial […]