HCA in ‘Early Stages’ of Home Health Integration, Having Difficulty with Post-Acute Care Capacity

HCA Healthcare Inc. (NYSE: HCA) executives provided a brief update on the company’s home health and hospice operations Thursday. It was the first time the Nashville, Tennessee-based hospital giant shared additional information about its post-acute care plans since finalizing its $400 million deal with Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) in July. “We’re in the […]

These 8 Deals from 2021 Will Shape the Future of Home-Based Care

With all eyes focused on the home, it’s no exaggeration to say there were dozens of blockbuster in-home care acquisitions last year. But while all transactions directly impact the buyers and sellers, only a handful help shape the trajectory of an entire market. As I started to think about my own home health and home […]

The Top 10 Home Health Care News Stories of 2021

The public health emergency continued to have an impact on home-based care providers in 2021. It didn’t define the year, however. As the top Home Health Care News stories of 2021 suggest, this year was about so much more than the COVID-19 crisis. Even more than the pandemic, the past 12 months have been about […]

[Updated] LHC Group to Acquire Home Health, Hospice Assets in 22 States from HCA-Brookdale Venture

LHC Group Inc. (Nasdaq: LHCG) has already hit a record year for M&A activity. It added to its streak in a major way on Wednesday, announcing an agreement to purchase Brookdale Health Care Services agencies in 22 states from the recently formed venture between Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) and HCA Healthcare (NYSE: HCA). […]

Transactions: HCA Healthcare Completes $400M Deal with Brookdale; LHC Group Announces New Acquisitions

HCA Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:HCA) has completed its purchase of a majority stake in the home health and hospice business of Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD). Originally announced in February, the deal instantly turns HCA into one of the largest home health and hospice players in the country. “We view partnerships as foundational to our […]