Home-Based Care Provider BrightSpring Health Services Again Eyeing IPO

The home- and community-based services provider BrightSpring Health Services once again is planning to go public. Backed by the PE firm KKR, BrightSpring originally planned to raise $800 million in an IPO. In November of 2022, it ultimately decided against that course of action. Now, an IPO – this time with a goal of raising […]

BrightSpring Health Services No Longer Plans To Go Public

BrightSpring Health Services – a large home- and community-based services provider – is not going through with its planned IPO, according to an S-1 filing. Backed by the PE firm KKR and Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA), the company had initially filed the paperwork for an IPO that was expected to raise close to $800 […]

The 4 Forces Shaping Home Health Care in 2022

Home health operators each year have to adapt on a number of different fronts, from relatively minor coding updates to major payment adjustments. But in addition to the more run-of-the-mill items, providers occasionally have to navigate macro-level forces that literally change the industry itself. At least four such forces will redefine home health care in […]

BrightSpring Files to Go Public, Eyes $1.5 Trillion Opportunity

Another big home-based care player is going public. BrightSpring Health Services filed the paperwork for a $100 million initial public offering on Monday, realizing the long-time speculation of industry insiders who believed an IPO was just a matter of time for the Louisville, Kentucky-based company. “We are an essential part of our nation’s health delivery […]

Transactions: Amedisys Acquires VNA’s Home Health Assets; AccordCare Expands Medicaid Business

Amedisys Inc. (Nasdaq: AMED) has completed its purchase of Visiting Nurse Association’s (VNA) assets. Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based Amedisys has a number of in-home care capabilities, including home health, hospice and personal care services. Amedisys also recently acquired Contessa Health for $250 million. The deal gives the company a range of acute-level care services. Meanwhile, VNA […]

Home Health Providers to Watch in 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic delayed the ambitious plans of most home health providers. Now nearly halfway into 2021, many are picking up right where they left off, with a few key players doubling down on innovation and betting big on the future of home-based care. There are plenty “home health providers to watch” as the rest […]