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.

Amedisys Home Health and Hospice Care (NASDAQ:AMED) Position Increased by Gotham Asset Management LLC


Gotham Asset Management LLC boosted its holdings in Amedisys Home Health and Hospice Care (NASDAQ:AMED) by 1,400.0% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 108,718 shares of the health services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 101,470 shares during the quarter. Gotham Asset Management LLC owned 0.32% of Amedisys Home Health and Hospice Care worth $5,731,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.


Verition Fund Management LLC Invests $398,000 in Amedisys Home Health and Hospice Care (AMED)

Verition Fund Management LLC bought a new stake in Amedisys Home Health and Hospice Care (NASDAQ:AMED) in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor bought 7,543 shares of the health services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $398,000.


Movers & Shakers: Brookdale Hires Interim CFO, Ventas’ New MOB Leader

Brookdale Senior Living’s board of directors has appointed Teresa Sparks as the company’s interim CFO, effective March 28. Sparks is taking over for Lucinda Baier, who left the CFO role to become Brookdale’s new president and CEO last month. The company will continue to search for a permanent CFO during Sparks’s tenure.


AHIP Asks CMS to Change Medicare Advantage Payment Formula

America's Health Insurance Plans is asking the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services to change the way the agency calculates Medicare Advantage payment rates, ahead of a final notice due out Monday. AHIP said it strongly believes CMS should update its benchmark calculation in the 2019 final notice.