Home Health, Hospice Gains Help Drive Encompass Health’s Q4 Revenue

Encompass Health Corporation (NYSE: EHC) posted solid revenue growth in the fourth quarter of 2018, despite an ongoing Department of Justice (DOJ) investigation, continued hurricane recovery efforts and uncertainty about future home health payment changes. Volume growth within the Birmingham, Alabama-based company’s home health and hospice segment was a driving factor in its success. Encompass […]

Young Adults Make Up 16% Of Direct Care Workforce

At some home health care companies, millennials are becoming the majority of the workforce—but younger workers make up just 16% of the direct care workforce overall. That’s according to data from PHI, a worker advocacy organization focused on the direct care workforce. The organization analyzed U.S. Census Bureau data to produce the fact sheet “Younger […]

New Year, New Name for HealthSouth Corporation

HealthSouth Corporation is ushering in the new year by officially completing the change to its new moniker: Encompass Health Corporation. The planned name change took effect at stock market open Tuesday morning. In addition, the Birmingham, Alabama-based provider of home-based care and operator of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals has officially changed its New York Stock Exchange […]

HealthSouth to Rebrand as Encompass Health

HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE: HLS) announced today that it will change its name to Encompass Health Corporation, after acquiring Encompass Home Health and Hospice for $750 Million in November 2014. In addition to the name change, effective January 2, 2018, the company will also change its NYSE ticker symbol from “HLS” to “EHC.” “This name change and […]