Encompass Health Agrees to Purchase Alacare for $217.5 Million

Encompass Health Corp. (NYSE: EHC) has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase all of the assets of privately owned Alacare Home Health & Hospice for $217.5 million. With this acquisition, Encompass Health will become the 10th largest U.S. hospice provider, based on Medicare reimbursements. EBITDA multiples were not disclosed. Birmingham, Ala.-based Alacare operates 23 […]

Two New York Hospice Providers Merge

The Hospice of Central New York and Hospice of the Finger Lakes have merged and will operate under the Hospice of Central New York brand, though Hospice of the Finger Lakes will continue to work under that name in Cayuga County. Hospice of Central New York expects to see a 40 percent increase in their […]