Business Briefs: LHC Completes Halcyon Hospice Acquisition, Epic Health Services Acquires Unifour Nursing

LHC Group Completes $58.5 Million Halcyon Hospice Acquisition Lafayette, Louisiana-based LHC Group, a post-acute care provider, completed its acquisition of Cumming, Georgia-based Halcyon Hospice for $58.5 million. Halcyon operates 16 hospice locations across Georgia, South Carolina and Mississippi, including two inpatient hospice facilities. The company’s overall service area covers 183 counties, including 59 counties where […]

Collaboration Brings Home Health to Forefront of Hospital Discharge Process

Mercy, a member of the largest health system in Ohio, has entered into a Care Collaboration Agreement with Senior Independence (SI), a Medicare-certified provider of home health and hospice services in Ohio. The agreement seeks to increase the overall well-being of patients through education and management of chronic diseases; reduce avoidable hospitalizations, hospital readmissions and […]

Ohio CCRC’s Home Care Division Partners with ACO

The home and community-based care division of Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services, a not-for-profit provider of continuing care retirement communities and services, recently announced a partnership with Northwest Ohio ACO. The Medicare ACO is a joint venture between the Toledo Clinic, Inc., and the University of Toledo Physicians, LLC. NW Ohio ACO helps improve coordinated care for participants […]