Publicly Traded Hospice Companies Poised for Deals

The nation’s publicly traded hospice companies are primed for more acquisitions after a 2023 slump, fueled by census and growth. Transaction volume declined in the hospice and home-based care space in 2023, following the two record-breaking prior years. Many expect a rebound in 2024, and stirrings in the public company space signal that may come […]

Enhabit Elaborates on Decision to Remain a Standalone Company

Dallas-headquartered Enhabit Inc. (NYSE: EHAB) has provided a wider view into its decision to remain a standalone business. On Thursday, the company filed a preliminary proxy statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), part of completing its recent strategic review process. The statement detailed the company’s recent decision not to pursue a sale, […]

Hospice Pivotal to Enhabit’s Growth Strategy as a Standalone Company

Hospice will remain a core piece of Enhabit Inc.’s (NYSE: EHAB) strategic growth plans following its recent announcements to remain a standalone business. The company was mum about its strategic decision not to sell in Thursday’s earnings call, but executives elaborated on its home health and hospice focal points. Dallas-headquartered Enhabit has been mulling a […]

Enhabit CEO: Discussions of Potential Sale Ongoing

In case you missed it, Hospice News has launched a new specialty publication for palliative care professionals. You can subscribe to Palliative Care News here: Subscribe today! Enhabit Inc. (NYSE: EHAB) is in talks with interested parties about a possible forthcoming sale. Cost reductions helped propel revenue growth for Enhabit Inc.’s hospice business, though the […]

Where Hospices Are Investing Their 2024 Recruitment, Retention Dollars

In case you missed it, Hospice News has launched a new specialty publication for palliative care professionals. You can subscribe to Palliative Care News here: Subscribe today! As hospices zero in on their investments in staff engagement and operational efficiencies, organizational culture is becoming a higher priority. Hospices nationwide are taking varied approaches around how they fuel […]

How Quality, Utilization Will Shape Hospice M&A in 2024

Investment trends in the hospice industry have meandered in recent years, impacting providers’ approaches to growth in 2024. The mix of hospice buyers has become more diverse during the past five years to include more private equity investors, large health and hospital systems and home health companies, along with payers. These trends will have lasting […]

Enhabit Mum on Potential Sale

Enhabit Inc. (NYSE: EHAB) is continuing to mull over a potential sale, with executives providing few details as the company determines its next steps. The Dallas-based home health and hospice company has been digging into a strategic review process since August that could result in a possible sale or merger of some or all of […]

5 Game-Changing Hospice Deals from 2022

Though hospice deal volume dipped in 2022 compared to previous years, five particular transactions could paint a larger picture of where investors see value in the space. These interesting, unusual or groundbreaking deals could signal what’s to come in 2023 and help shape the hospice market’s long-term future. Optum to pick up LHC Group Though […]