Fazzi Associates Acquired by TPG-Owned Software Company Mediware

Software company Mediware has acquired Fazzi Associates, a firm that provides consulting and other services to the home care and hospice industry. Mediware is a portfolio company of TPG Capital, a private equity giant that also owns a stake in the nation’s largest home health and hospice provider. Northampton, Massachusetts-based Fazzi serves more than 1,400 […]

M&A and Finance News: Humana Completes Curo Purchase

Humana, PE Firms Finalize Curo Purchase Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) and private equity firms TPG Capital and Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe have competed their previously announced $1.4 billion acquisition of Curo Health Services. Louisville-based based Humana and the two PE firms plan on combining Mooresville, North Carolina-based Curo with the hospice business of Kindred […]

Humana, Private Equity Firms Complete Kindred Acquisition

Insurance giant Humana (NYSE: HUM) and two private equity firms have completed their planned acquisition of Kindred Healthcare, which has ceased trading on the New York Stock Exchange as a result. In December 2017, Humana and two PE firms—TPG Capital and Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe—announced they were acquiring Kindred for $9 in cash per […]

NY Times: Humana Wants to ‘Own the Home’

Insurance giant Humana (NYSE: HUM) is about to become the nation’s largest hospice provider. Specifically, Humana is acquiring a stake in the home health and hospice business of Kindred Healthcare (NYSE: KND) as part of a joint venture with two private equity firms. In addition to Kindred, Humana is buying hospice provider Curo for $1.4 billion, […]

Walgreens Teams Up With Humana in Senior Care Clinics

Insurance company Humana (NYSE: HUM) is partnering up with pharmacy retail business Walgreens Boots Alliance in a new pilot deal to operate senior-focused primary care clinics. The deal will establish the clinics inside two Walgreens stores in Kansas City, Missouri, operated by Partners in Primary Care, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Humana. The venture could also […]

Landmark Lands Insurance Collaborations After Sale Rumors

Landmark Health—the private equity-backed in-home medical company recently rumored to be up for sale—has entered into a new care-delivery collaboration with Blue Shield of California and one of its subsidiaries. As part of the collaboration, Landmark will work with Blue Shield of California and subsidiary Care1st Health Plan to offer “the 21st century version of house […]

Humana to Address Social Determinants of Health in New MA Benefits

In the midst of two major takeovers in the home health and hospice space, insurance giant Humana (NYSE: HUM) is working on expanding its Medicare Advantage benefits. Just last month, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced an expansion of supplemental benefits for MA plans in 2019, including the addition of non-skilled in-home […]

Latest Moves Increase Humana’s Clout in Home Health, Hospice

Kindred was just the beginning. After a big week, it’s clear that insurance giant Humana (NYSE: HUM) is not content with owning a stake in the nation’s largest home health provider, but is quickly creating a care delivery platform with a wide range of home-based services. On April 23, Louisville-based Humana announced that it would […]