Projecting The Most Impactful Home-Based Care M&A In Near-Term Future

Over the next 12-18 months, the mergers and acquisitions that do or do not take place in home-based care will tell a story worth listening to about the future of the space. The context has become monotonous to tell at this point: high interest rates are affecting dealmaking across the country; Medicare Advantage (MA) penetration […]

Traditions Health Adds Handful Of Home Health Veterans To Leadership Team

Traditions Health has added five new names to its leadership team, many of which are home health veterans from companies such as Enhabit Inc. (NYSE: EHAB) and Alternate Solutions Health Network. The Nashville-based Traditions offers home health, hospice and palliative care services to more than 25,000 patients a year across more than 130 locations in […]

‘We Will Be Paying For This For Years’: 8 Home Health C-Suite Leaders Sound Off On ‘Alarming’ Medicare Cuts

At the end of last month, the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published its home health proposed payment rule for 2024. The proposal, almost immediately, drew a negative response from key home health stakeholders. The main headline was CMS’ decision to propose a home health payment decrease of 2.2%. The proposal also […]

6 Home Health Providers To Watch In 2023

Whether it’s because of their proven leadership teams looking to shake up the market or their roles in a jaw-dropping transaction, there are several home health providers that stand out among their peers in 2023. And the moves that these companies – new players and established powerhouses alike – make over the next 6-12 months […]

Traditions Health CEO David Klementz: We Want To Operate Like An Acute Care System

Traditions Health is a burgeoning home health provider. The company’s footprint is expanding, and all the while, it is figuring out how to best deal with payer diversification, technological innovation and mitigating the effects of Medicare fee-for-service payment rate cuts. Its CEO, David Klementz, had a one-liner that resonated with the crowd at Home Health […]

‘We’re Payer Selective’: How Home Health Providers Are Navigating The Payer Evolution

Medicare fee-for-service rates are not where home health providers want them to be. That’s forced their hand when negotiating rates with other payer sources. “We are payer agnostic, but we’re payer selective,” Traditions Health CEO David Klementz said Thursday at Home Health Care News’ Capital + Strategy event in Washington, D.C. Traditions Health is a […]

How Traditions Health Became One Of The Fastest-Growing Home Health Agencies – And What’s Next

David Klementz left Encompass Health (NYSE: EHC) to become the CEO of Traditions Health in April of last year. Like many others, he saw the future value in delivering care in the home. Since then, he’s helped build one of the fastest-growing home health agencies in the space. The College Station, Texas-based Traditions is a […]

Exploring Recent Home Health-Medicare Advantage Developments

The 2023 home health final payment rule was released Monday. With a positive market-basket update for 2023 but also jarring long-term cuts, it will have ramifications for home health providers for years potentially, barring mitigating legislation or a complete change of course from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). But there have been […]