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LHC Group to Acquire Home Health Assets in 22 States from HCA-Brookdale Venture

LHC Group Inc. (Nasdaq: LHCG) has already hit a record year for M&A activity. It added to its streak in a major way on Wednesday, announcing an agreement to purchase Brookdale Health Care Services agencies in 22 states from the recently formed venture between Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) and HCA Healthcare (NYSE: HCA). …

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After Closing Brookdale Deal, HCA Healthcare Continues to Show Home Health Potential

The day before it officially closed on its deal to acquire 80% of Brookdale Health Care Services (NYSE: BKD), HCA Healthcare (NYSE: HCA) finished a financial quarter that showed significant recovery for the behemoth hospital chain — and then some. As COVID-19 concerns waned for patients, admissions and revenue soared for HCA, which is set …

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Transactions: HCA Healthcare Completes $400M Deal with Brookdale; LHC Group Announces New Acquisitions

HCA Healthcare Inc. (NYSE:HCA) has completed its purchase of a majority stake in the home health and hospice business of Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD). Originally announced in February, the deal instantly turns HCA into one of the largest home health and hospice players in the country. “We view partnerships as foundational to our …

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HCA, Google partnership to focus on data analytics

The health system and technology giant are teaming up to create a data analytics platform and tools that support workflow management. Google Cloud will gain access to the massive trove of patient information gathered at HCA’s 184 hospitals, though data access and use will be governed by privacy rules.

Home Health Providers to Watch in 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic delayed the ambitious plans of most home health providers. Now nearly halfway into 2021, many are picking up right where they left off, with a few key players doubling down on innovation and betting big on the future of home-based care. There are plenty “home health providers to watch” as the rest …

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Occupancy Gains Could Boost Brookdale’s Home Health Business with HCA Takeover Pending

When Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) was looking at prospective buyers of its home health and hospice segment, it was in a vulnerable position. Its home health business had been “disappointing” at times, in the words of Brookdale President and CEO Cindy Baier. Occupancy in its senior living segment was falling during the COVID-19 …

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Skyrocketing Home Health Demand, Better Care Coordination Drove HCA Healthcare to Brookdale

HCA Healthcare (NYSE: HCA) is the largest health system in the U.S. That scale alone has made its entrance into the home health space worth paying attention to. In February, HCA announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in Brookdale Senior Living’s (NYSE: BKD) up-and-down home health and …

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Brookdale’s Home Health Business May Look ‘Drastically Different’ Under HCA Healthcare

In late February, HCA Healthcare (NYSE: HCA) announced it had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in Brookdale Senior Living’s (NYSE: BKD) home health and hospice business. A for-profit operator of health care facilities like HCA wanting to ride home health tailwinds isn’t surprising. But HCA is a completely new — …

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Why the $400M HCA Deal Is a ‘Win-Win Transaction’ for Brookdale

Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) revealed Wednesday that it’s selling an 80% stake in its health care services business to HCA Healthcare (NYSE: HCA) for $400 million. At first glance, the transaction could be interpreted as a savvy move that enables Brookdale to cash in on its sizable home health, hospice and outpatient therapy …

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Brookdale Selling Majority Stake in Home Health Business to HCA Healthcare

Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) announced Wednesday it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell a majority stake in its home health, hospice and outpatient therapy business. As part of the transaction, the Brentwood, Tennessee-based Brookdale will partner with HCA Healthcare (NYSE: HCA), a for-profit operator of health care facilities that has more …

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