‘Gentiva’ Formed As Humana Closes Personal Care Divestiture

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced Thursday that it has completed its divestiture of Kindred at Home’s hospice and personal care divisions. Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) has acquired a majority interest in those assets, or 60%. Now that the deal is closed, the hospice and personal care assets will be restructured into a standalone company. […]

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 […]

Humana Wants Half of Its MA Members in Value-Based Home Health Model by 2027

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) has made “substantial progress” toward scaling its value-based home health model, executives say. The advancements have come as the Louisville, Kentucky-based health and wellness company adds to its rapidly growing senior-focused primary care network. Bruce Broussard, Humana’s president and CEO, provided updates on both strategic priorities Wednesday. “Our year-to-date results reflect […]

Transactions: Trive Capital Invests in Choice Health at Home; LHC Group Completes Heart of Hospice Deal

Trive backs Choice Health at Home Trive Capital, a Dallas-based private equity firm, has formed a partnership with Choice Health at Home. Tyler, Texas-based Choice is a home health, hospice and rehabilitation services provider. The company operates in 40 total locations across Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma, with over 800 licensed health care employees. The partnership […]

Changemakers: Susan Diamond, CFO, Humana

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) is hoping to disrupt the traditional home health model by combining a nationally scaled payer with similarly large provider. Among the executives leading that charge is CFO Susan Diamond. Humana named Diamond as its permanent chief financial officer on June 28. Prior to that appointment, she dually served as interim CFO […]

FirstLight Announces New President; Humana Home Care Leader Named CFO

McAnanly takes over at FirstLight FirstLight Home Care announced Wednesday that it has picked its new president. The appointment comes roughly seven months after FirstLight’s board of directors sought a change in leadership from former CEO Jeff Bevis, who founded the home care company with his son in 2009. Moving forward, the Cincinnati-based FirstLight will […]

Home Health Providers to Watch in 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic delayed the ambitious plans of most home health providers. Now nearly halfway into 2021, many are picking up right where they left off, with a few key players doubling down on innovation and betting big on the future of home-based care. There are plenty “home health providers to watch” as the rest […]