How the Hospice Care Index Can Help Shape an Operator’s Future

Strong performance on the Hospice Care Index is becoming increasingly essential to securing payer and referral contracts and will be a key consideration in the federal government’s forthcoming Special Focus Program (SFP). The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) designed the Hospice Care Index (HCI) to paint a picture of care processes that […]

Beyond Dollars & Cents: Maximizing Sellers’ Returns in Hospice M&A

Hospices considering a sale should not underestimate their value proposition by limiting their focus to revenues and margins. With hospice M&A staying hot, a host of operational and financial pressures — coupled with record-high valuations in the space — has driven a range of providers to consider selling. While a healthy balance sheet is critical […]