Home Health & Hospice Weekly News Roundup

Our weekly list of news, reports, and information about home health and hospice care. Learn about new studies, trends, CMS regulations and more.


Recent Trend: Encompass Health Corporation (NYSE: EHC)


Encompass Health Corporation is part of the health care providers industry and is part of the healthcare sector. The company CEO is Mark J. Tarr. Encompass Health Corp, formerly Healthsouth Corp provides post-acute healthcare services in the US through a network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health and hospice agencies. It operates Inpatient Rehabilitation and Home Health and Hospice. The EHC stock showed a previous change of 1.03% with an open at 61.54 and a close of 61.70. It reached an intraday high of 62.28 and a low of 61.09.


Home Health Care Services Market Is Expected To Generate Huge Profits by 2018–2023


The Home Health Care Services report consists of associate analysis of the Home Health Care Services market size for worth in Million USD and volume in parts. The Home Health Care Services research report estimate and validate the market size of Home Health Care Services market, different totally different dependent Home Health Care Services sub-markets within the overall Home Health Care Services trade by victimisation top-down and bottom-up approaches. Home care and home health are distinct types of care which are both provided in a home setting, but most people aren’t aware of the differences and use these terms interchangeably. The key difference is that “home care” is non-clinical care and “home health” is clinical care.


10 Biggest Private Equity Healthcare Deals of 2018


In 2018, there were 715 private equity deals in the healthcare industry as of mid-December for a combined value of $103.72 billion, up from 709 deals worth $88.87 billion, according to Forbes. Here are the year's 10 biggest private equity investments in healthcare: 1. Envision Healthcare; $9.9 billion; Kohlberg Kravis Roberts 2. Athenahealth; $5.7 billion; Veritas Capital, Evergreen Coast Capital 3. Brentwood, Tenn.-based LifePoint Health; $5.6 billion; Apollo Global Management, ATP Private Equity Partners, RCCH HealthCare Partners 4. Kindred Healthcare; $4.1 billion; Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, TPG Capital, Humana 5. American Medical Response; $2.4 billion; Air Medical Group Holdings, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Ardian, Koch Equity Development 6. Sound Physicians; $2.15 billion; Revelstoke Capital Partners, Athyrium Capital Management, Summit Partners, Silversmith Capital Partners 7. Lifescan; $2.1 billion; Platinum Equity 8. Curo Health Services; $1.4 billion; TPG Capital, Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, Humana 9. Juice Plus; $1.235 billion; Altamont Capital Partners 10. Analogic; $1.1 billion; Altaris Capital Partners


Kiwi Wealth Investments Limited Partnership Takes Position in LHC Group, Inc. (LHCG)


Kiwi Wealth Investments Limited Partnership purchased a new stake in shares of LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund purchased 23,622 shares of the health services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $2,433,000. Kiwi Wealth Investments Limited Partnership owned 0.08% of LHC Group at the end of the most recent reporting period.