‘Personal Care Is Ripe for Disruption’: Providence to Acquire Simplura in $575M Deal

The Providence Service Corporation (Nasdaq: PRSC), one of the nation’s largest managers of non-emergency medical transportation programs, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire home-based care organization Simplura Health Group. Expected to close in the fourth quarter of this year, the all-cash transaction places an enterprise value of $575 million on Simplura, which is […]

How LHC Group Became a ‘Custom Builder’ of In-Home Health Care Partnerships

LHC Group Inc. (Nasdaq: LHCG) has become known for its aggressive joint venture strategy over the years. But like any relationship, healthy JVs require ingenuity, commitment and compromise — otherwise, they risk going bad. For the Lafayette, Louisiana-based LHC Group, a key secret to success has also been its “all health care is local,” community-first […]

CMS Announces $165M to Support Home Care, Reduce ‘America’s Over-Reliance’ on Nursing Homes

The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) took a new step on Wednesday to support care transitions from long-term care facilities into home- and community-based settings. On Wednesday, CMS announced the availability of up to $165 million in supplemental funding to states currently operating Money Follows the Person (MFP) demonstration programs. MFP programs […]

CareFinders Adds to Executive Team; Home Helpers Lands New Marketing Talent

CareFinders announces new leadership hires CareFinders Total Care has expanded its executive leadership team, naming Glenn Williams as the company’s new chief financial officer and Mary Morrisey-Gabriel as its new senior vice president of growth. Founded in 1995, Hackensack, New Jersey-based CareFinders provides home health care services to more than 8,500 patients throughout New Jersey, […]

‘We’re Swimming in Opportunities’: Primetime Partners Ready to Make Its Mark on Aging in America

Year after year, startups in the health and wellness space capture more venture capital dollars than almost any other business sector, apart from maybe cybersecurity or financial technology. Despite VC’s heavy focus on health, early-stage companies that specifically operate in the aging services and senior care arenas often go overlooked. Launched in July by one […]

How Three of the Fastest-Growing Home Care Companies Stand Out Among Their Peers

This year’s edition of Inc. magazine’s 5,000 fastest-growing, privately held U.S. companies featured several in-home care providers, many of which have continued growing amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Of those businesses are 24 Hour Home Care, Senior Solutions Home Care and Assisted Living Services — organizations that all share similar themes in their ascents. Their founding […]

Heal, Clover Health Working to Make In-Home Primary Care Mainstream

Years ago, before brick-and-mortar offices were needed to house the complex medical equipment used by health care professionals, the majority of doctor-patient interactions took place in the home. The combination of value-based care initiatives, Medicare Advantage (MA) growth and the COVID-19 emergency has now created a perfect storm for making home-based primary care mainstream again. […]

Griswold Home Care CEO: Operators Must Have an ‘Amazon Prime’ Mentality to Caregiver Recruitment

Blue Bell, Pennsylvania-based Griswold Home Care is finding its stride after a key leadership addition to start the year. The large home care franchiser named Michael Slupecki CEO in February — and it’s been a journey ever since. Slupecki, who previously served as CFO of the national specialty pharmacy BioMatrix before joining Griswold, had only […]

Growth During Uncertainty: How In-Home Care Providers View 2020 and Beyond

For most in-home care providers, the uncertainty caused by the impact of the public health emergency still casts a wide shadow. That’s according to recent findings from an Axxess-HHCN survey released earlier this week. The survey, conducted online from July 14 through Aug. 3, included responses from more than 300 home-based care professionals. Of those […]

Jet Health Purchases Carrington Hospice Care; VNAs Reach Merger Agreement

Jet Health acquires Carrington Hospice Care Home health provider Jet Health Inc. announced it has acquired Carrington Hospice Care Inc. Irvine, California-based Jet Health provides physical, speech and occupational therapy services, plus skilled nursing, hospice and personal care. Medical social services are also part of Jet Health’s business mix. The company operates in Texas, New […]