Right at Home, Lifesprk Share Opposing Strategies to Winning Partnerships

As the health care industry continues to move toward value-based payment, at-home care providers have more opportunity to shine than ever before — with players across the continuum taking notice. Leveraging unique data and capitalizing on differentiators are key to catching the attention of potential partners, experts say.   In 2018, mergers and acquisitions within […]

Home Health, Hospice Deals to Reach Record Numbers in 2019

The home health and hospice industries are expected to see significantly more mergers and acquisitions in 2019 than in years past. The growing popularity of lower-cost, value-based care and other factors are largely to thank. That’s according to Norwalk, Connecticut-based market intelligence firm Irving Levin & Associates, which collects and studies M&A data. The boom […]

Home Health and Hospice M&A Activity Holding Steady

With more than 20 deals total, home health and hospice merger-and-acquisition activity held steady in the third quarter of 2018. This quarter’s M&A action marks the third-consecutive quarter with more than 20 acquisitions, according to newly released data from Norwalk, Connecticut-based market intelligence firm Irving Levin & Associates. So far, 2018 has seen a “much […]

Despite Slow Second Quarter, Home Health M&A Remains Strong

Only nine publicly announced home health deals occurred in the second quarter of 2017, according to research conducted by Norwalk, Connecticut-based Irving Levin Associates. This performance signified a 40% drop in activity when compared to the total publicly announced mergers and acquisitions in the first quarter of the year (15), as well as a back-to-back decline in […]

Home Health M&A Slows at Start of 2017

Despite a rising interest in the home care space from outside financing groups, mergers and acquisition activity slowed during the first three months of the year. In the first quarter of 2017, there were just 13 publicly announced home health and hospice acquisitions, according to recent data from Irving Levin and Associates. M&A remained flat […]

Home Health and Hospice M&A Jumps 12% in 2016

Last year was a busy one for a variety of sectors in the health care services industry—and the home health and hospice sector was no exception. In fact, home health and hospice deal activity rose 12% year-over-year in 2016, according to the 23rd edition of Irving Levin Associates’ Health Care Services Acquisition Report, published Tuesday. Deal […]

Home Health Deals Double Year Over Year

The home health care industry continued its streak of mergers and acquisition activity in the second quarter of the year, as the number of deals doubled during the quarter compared to the same time period in 2015, according to a recent report. During the second quarter, there were 12 home health and hospice care deals in […]

Home Health M&A Activity Surges ‘Exponentially’

Home health agencies face a challenging Medicare reimbursement environment, but that has not slowed down merger and acquisition activity. Transactions in fact have increased significantly after a sluggish start to the year, and the high volume is expected to continue in 2016, industry professionals said during a recent webinar. “Several years ago, we predicted that home […]

Home Health M&A Activity Slumps, But Forecast Stays Positive

Home health and hospice mergers and acquisitions dramatically slowed during the second quarter of 2015, but the big picture remains positive for industry growth despite the dip in dealmaking, according to newly released figures. Five publicly announced home health and hospice M&A deals occurred during this year’s second quarter, according to The Health Care M&A […]