Despite Headwinds, Home Health Valuations Remain High

The home health sector has faced a few hurdles since the beginning of 2017. Publicly announced home health M&A activity proved lackluster in the first and second quarter of the year, as the industry continues to reel from regulation overload from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). But despite these challenges, investors are still drawn to the industry, even […]

Amedisys CEO Offers Sharper Look at M&A Plans

One of the nation’s largest home health and hospice providers has added to its already large pipeline of acquisition targets. But the company’s CEO has implied that only a small fraction of the potential deals actually matter at this point. Amedisys Inc. (Nasdaq: AMED) has spoken about its huge pipeline before. Back in November 2015, President and […]

Competition Heats Up in Home Health M&A Market

Merger and acquisition activity within the home health sector surged in 2015, and industry professionals predict a robust year ahead, as well. Property valuations may be preventing some major players from completing desired deals, though, and word is that pricing has yet to reach a peak. Months after one of the nation’s largest home health and […]

Business Briefs: Amedisys Closes Infinity HomeCare Acquisition, Alacare’s New CFO

Amedisys Closes Infinity HomeCare Acquisition Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED), one of the largest home health and hospice providers in the country, announced it closed the previously announced acquisition of Infinity HomeCare for $63 million in cash on Dec. 31. “By coming together, Amedisys and Infinity HomeCare will form Florida’s premier home health company […]

CEO: Amedisys ‘Betting Heavily’ On Its Care Quality

One of the nation’s largest home health agencies is anticipating more of its business will tie quality services to payments, and is embracing the shift to an industry increasingly driven by numbers. Nine states randomly selected to be a part of the new home health value-based purchasing (HHVBP) model by the Centers for Medicare & […]

Amedisys CEO: Over 300 Deals in Pipeline

One of the nation’s largest home health and hospice providers is not done adding to its already-large pipeline. During Amedisys’ (Nasdaq: AMED) third-quarter earnings call on Thursday, CEO Paul Kusserow revealed the company currently has more than 300 deals in its pipeline. That number has grown from 17 deals nine months ago, he said. The news […]

Amedisys to Acquire Infinity HomeCare for $63 Million

Home health and hospice provider Amedisys Inc. (Nasdaq: AMED) has signed a merger agreement for $63 million with Infinity HomeCare, an agency based in Sarasota, Florida, the company announced Tuesday. The deal could be the first of many for Amedisys after previously indicating it has its sights set on 200 potential acquisition targets. Under the […]

Home Care Agency Rolls Out New Model to Reduce Hospital Readmissions

A Florida home health care agency has developed a new business model aimed at reducing hospital readmissions and cutting down on costs to Medicare, according to a Bradenton Herald report.  Infinity Homecare, based in Lakewood Ranch, Florida, is focused on educating older patients about what they can do for themselves, or empowering them through coaching […]

Infinity Homecare Completes Acquisition of Two Home Health Agencies

Infinity Homecare, LLC announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Advanced Homecare, LLC (formerly Vitalcare Home Health) and AHC Southwest LLC.  Headquartered in Sarasota, Florida and founded in 2008, Infinity Homecare provides home health services in the state of Florida through licensed and Medicare-certified agencies.  The company which offers a broad range of […]