Exploring What An Amedisys Divestment Strategy Could Look Like

UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) and Amedisys Inc. (Nasdaq: AMED) announced combination plans last June, under which home health giant Amedisys would become part of Optum. Amedisys had previously entered into an agreement to merge with infusion therapy company Option Care Health (Nasdaq: OPCH), but UnitedHealth Group’s offer, scale and complementary clinical capabilities were effectively too […]

The Most Game-Changing Home-Based Care Blockbusters Of The Last Decade

Thanks to impactful, large-scale transactions over the last decade, the collective face of home-based care has changed forever. Traditional providers in both home health care and personal home care have merged. Payers became involved in the home-based care space like never before. Of late, retailers have too. But it’s often easy to forget how the […]

Home-Based Primary Care Organizations Clare Medical, Ennoble Care Agree To Merge

Clare Medical and Ennoble Care’s New Jersey Housecall Practices have agreed to merge. The combination of the two entities will create one of the largest home-based medical practices in the state. Both entities believe that joining forces will allow the combined organization to improve access to home-based care services, while also expanding services. Ennoble Care […]

5 Things To Know About The Waud Capital-Backed Senior Helpers

One of the biggest home-based care deals of the year thus far was Waud Capital’s acquisition of Senior Helpers. The Maryland-based franchise – which was previously owned by the health system Advocate Health – will be the foundation of Waud Capital’s home care platform moving forward. Overseeing that platform will be Steve Jakubcanin, the home-based […]

After Empath Health, Trustbridge Complete Affiliation, ‘Home Health Is High On Priority List’

Last September, the post-acute providers Empath Health and Trustbridge signed a memorandum of understanding to begin an affiliation process. On Monday, that affiliation process was completed, forming the largest nonprofit post-acute provider organization in the state of Florida. Together, the organization will care for 5,000 patients daily and employ more than 5,000 staff members and […]

BrightSpring Closes Multiple Deals, Including A Home-Based Care Acquisition

Two months after it was first listed on the public market, BrightSpring Health Services (Nasdaq: BTSG) has closed on multiple acquisitions. The company announced Tuesday that it has acquired a Maryland-based home health operation, the remaining equity interest in a behavioral therapy JV in Michigan and a long-term care pharmacy in Montana. For one, the […]

Best Life Brands Latest Acquisition Bolsters Home Care Referral Opportunities

The franchise company Best Life Brands – which is the owner of ComForCare and Boost Home Healthcare – has added another home-focused company to its portfolio.. Announced Monday, the Troy, Michigan-based company has acquired Next Day Access, which is a provider of residential and commercial home access solutions in the U.S. and Canada. Now, Best […]

New Service Lines, More Growth: What’s Next For Senior Helpers Under Waud Capital

Three years after being acquired by Advocate Aurora Health, Senior Helpers has a new home. The personal care company has been sold to Waud Capital, a Chicago-based middle-market private equity firm. Senior Helpers declined to disclose the transaction purchasing price. The wheels for the acquisition began turning following Advocate Aurora’s merger with Atrium Health in […]

Deal Or No Deal: The Futures Of 3 Home-Based Care Companies

Most buyers in home health and personal care are signaling they’ll be more active in the M&A market this year. That’s according to a new Mertz Taggart report, which included responses from over 50 potential home-based care buyers. Nearly 80% said they planned to be more acquisitive in 2024 compared to 2023. But some of […]