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Transactions: Trive Capital Invests in Choice Health at Home; LHC Group Completes Heart of Hospice Deal

Trive Capital, a Dallas-based private equity firm, has formed a partnership with Choice Health at Home. Tyler, Texas-based Choice is a home health, hospice and rehabilitation services provider. The company operates in 40 total locations across Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma, with over 800 licensed health care employees. Sign up for HHCN + to read this …

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Changemakers: Susan Diamond, CFO, Humana

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) is hoping to disrupt the traditional home health model by combining a nationally scaled payer with similarly large provider. Among the executives leading that charge is CFO Susan Diamond. Humana named Diamond as its permanent chief financial officer on June 28. Prior to that appointment, she dually served as interim CFO …

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Recent Deals Signal Start of a New Home Health Arms Race, Market Shift

If you dig into the home health market, you’ll find that a lot of providers look very much alike. Overall, the home health market is made up of several thousand different players, from smaller mom-and-pop shops led by mission-driven nurses to multi-million-dollar behemoths led by savvy health care veterans. Yet for the most part, many …

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FirstLight Announces New President; Humana Home Care Leader Named CFO

McAnanly takes over at FirstLight FirstLight Home Care announced Wednesday that it has picked its new president. The appointment comes roughly seven months after FirstLight’s board of directors sought a change in leadership from former CEO Jeff Bevis, who founded the home care company with his son in 2009. Moving forward, the Cincinnati-based FirstLight will …

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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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Why Humana Believes It Can Do Home Health Care Better

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) believes it can deliver home health services better than traditional providers do today. More than any other reason, that’s fundamentally why it’s accelerating its in-home care strategy by acquiring 100% of home health giant Kindred at Home for a “bargain” purchase price of $5.7 billion — the company’s largest acquisition ever. …

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Humana to Acquire All of Kindred at Home, Divest Hospice and Community Care Operations

When Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) teamed up with private equity giants TPG Capital and Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (WCAS) to acquire Kindred Healthcare in July 2018, it was only a matter of time before the Louisville, Kentucky-based health insurer went off on its own. That time has finally arrived. As part of that $4.1 …

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The Top 10 Largest Home Health, Hospice Providers in 2020

Kindred at Home remained at the top of the home health care mountain in 2020, checking in as the largest provider in the country, according to the latest annual ranking from LexisNexis Risk Solutions. Kindred specifically captured nearly 6% of the national market share last year. Kindred at Home is part of Humana Inc. (NYSE: …

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Humana Doubles Down on Payer-Agnostic Primary Care to Better Serve Seniors

Partners in Primary Care (PiPC), a subsidiary of Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) and a senior-focused primary care provider, announced Tuesday that it plans to accelerate expansion in 2021. Specifically, it plans to open 20 more primary care centers, five more than it did last year. Those centers will be located in Texas, Louisiana, Nevada and …

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Humana’s Bruce Broussard: Consumer Demand for Home-Based Care Models Will Continue to Increase

Humana’s (NYSE: HUM) long-standing home- and community-based focus served the insurer well in Q2 2020 — a quarter dominated by the COVID-19 emergency. The coronavirus pushed more senior care into the home, boosting business for Louisville, Kentucky-based health insurance giant. As a result, the insurer doubled down on home-based care initiatives in Q2 2020 and …

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Budgeting for the Future: Kindred at Home, Johns Hopkins Home Care and Always Best Care Look Ahead to 2022

As home health leaders look to the future, the lessons learned from the COVID-19 emergency will likely continue to shape their efforts for years to come. In terms of business planning, it will likely be a long while before there’s a return to a world where the coronavirus isn’t the central driver of health care …

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