Home Health Transaction Numbers Continue to Climb

Last fall, the home health M&A winds started to shift, with some industry insiders even predicting a record number of transactions to soon follow. New data suggests that point has arrived. Most had gone into 2020 believing that the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) would jump start a period of “historic” M&A activity, but that ultimately […]

Top Home Health Trends for 2021

“Nobody knows what the future holds” has been one of the biggest lessons learned during the COVID-19 emergency. But even as the home health industry plays its part in responding to new infection spikes across parts of the country, it has never been more important to stay ahead of the curve. To remain competitive in […]

Home Health, Hospice Multiples Hit Record High Amid COVID-19 Emergency

Despite the economic turmoil of the ongoing COVID-19 emergency, home health and hospice multiples hit record-breaking numbers in the first half of 2020.  Specifically, multiples reached 29 times in the early part of this year, beating their previous high of 26 times in 2019, according to a recent report by PricewaterhouseCoopers’ (PwC) Health Research Institute. […]

Interest in Standalone Home Health Agencies Appears to Be Waning

Increasingly, home health providers have worked to expand their service offerings to care for patients on a more longitudinal basis. Mergers-and-acquisitions activity in the second quarter of 2020 reflected that trend. Specifically, Q2 saw a number of deals that consisted of home health care and hospice pairings, according to the latest monthly M&A report from […]

Home Health Care Dealmaking on the Rise in Early 2020

After somewhat of a down fourth quarter of 2019, home health care dealmaking is back on the upswing. That’s according to the latest M&A update from advisory firm Mertz Taggart. Overall, there were at least 13 transactions that included Medicare-certified home health companies in the first quarter of 2020, Mertz Taggart noted in its update. […]