M&A and Financing Newsflash: Addus Finalizes $40 Million Ambercare Deal

Addus Completes Purchase of Ambercare Frisco, Texas-based Addus HomeCare Corporation (Nasdaq: ADUS) announced Tuesday it has completed its deal to buy Ambercare Corporation, Inc., a personal care, hospice and home health services provider headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Addus provides home care services to more than 36,000 clients through 142 offices in more than two dozen states. […]

M&A and Financing Newsflash: AccentCare Acquisitions, Swift Medical Raises $11.6 Million

AccentCare Makes Two Acquisitions in Texas Dallas-based AccentCare, Inc. has added to its growing client base by acquiring Community Connection Home Health’s personal care services segment and Q & A Health Services. The two acquisitions will likely add about 400 new clients, AccentCare told HHCN via email. The company declined to disclose the purchase price. Community […]

How Home Care Could Be Re-Shaped if Walmart Acquires Humana

In the midst of acquiring a stake in the largest home health provider in the nation, insurance giant Humana (NYSE: HUM) might also be in early stage talks to itself be acquired by retail behemoth Walmart (NYSE: WMT). The combination of Humana and Walmart, though far from certain, would potentially be a game-changer for home […]

Disrupt — AccentCare CEO Stephan Rodgers Says Home Health Must Grow Up

AccentCare CEO Stephan Rodgers sat down with Home Health Care News for the latest episode of Disrupt, brought to you by Homecare Homebase. Rodgers spoke about his military service, being a personal care attendant while in college, and his years in leadership at insurance giant UnitedHealthcare. That deep insurance background has informed his strategy for […]

Transactions: AccentCare Acquires in Texas

AccentCare Acquires Quality Care Services Texas-based AccentCare has expanded its personal care services client base by acquiring Quality Services’ Medicaid attendant care segment, which serves the Beaumont, Texas area. The transaction was effective Feb. 1. The acquired business segment assumed the name of AccentCare’s regional branch in Texas —Texas Home Health. Quality Care Services was […]

AccentCare Feels No Buyer’s Remorse in Texas Acquisition

In-home care provider AccentCare is entering 2018 with no regrets, as the Dallas-based company transitions a new acquisition, Nurses Unlimited, into its ranks. “This is a very good, mid-sized acquisition,” Daniel Buning, executive vice president of operations at AccentCare, told Home Health Care News. “There’s no buyer’s regret.” Based in Odessa, Texas, Nurses Unlimited is […]

Home Health Providers Braced for Hurricane Harvey

In anticipation of Hurricane Harvey, local home health care providers geared up to hunker down. The storm, which reached the Texas coastline Friday, August 25, arrived months before home health care agencies are due to comply with new emergency preparedness standards from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Texas Gov. Greg Abbott declared a […]

AccentCare Extends Footprint With Expanded Joint Venture

On the heels of several recently announced joint ventures, one home health care provider is expanding its service footprint in another deal. AccentCare announced the expansion of its existing home health joint venture with Asante, a Medford, Oregon-based health system. The broadened partnership will absorb Asante’s Ashland Home Health into the AccentCare brand and will […]

AccentCare Strikes Joint Venture Deal with UCLA Health

Dallas-based AccentCare is creating a joint venture-owned home health care agency with UCLA Health. The new agency, AccentCare UCLA Health, will serve patients in Los Angeles and surrounding communities. AccentCare is a post-acute health care provider that operates under several regional brand names and has more than 140 locations in 11 states. UCLA Health includes four hospitals on two […]

Business Briefs: All Metro Health Care, Fresenius Medical Care

All Metro Health Care Acquires Massachusetts Home Care Provider All Metro Health Care acquired Independence Healthcare Corp., a Worcester, Massachusetts-based provider of non-medical home healthcare services. All Metro, a home care provider headquartered in Valley Stream, New York and a portfolio company of middle market private equity firm One Equity Partners, serves patients in New York, Pennsylvania, New […]