LHC Group Builds New Pathways for Hospice Growth Via JVs

Joint venture partnerships will be key to fueling expansion into the hospice space for national home health and hospice provider LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: LHCG). Accelerated growth in 2021 and beyond will focus on a differentiated strategy that includes the company’s successful joint ventures (JVs). LHC Group provides hospice, home health, and facility- and community-based […]

LHC Group Completes Three Acquisitions in Oklahoma and Arizona

LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: LHCG) has finalized the acquisitions of Grace Hospice in Tulsa, Okla., as well as two affiliated providers in Mesa, Ariz., East Valley Hospice and East Valley Palliative Care. The Grace transaction marks LHC Group’s entry into the Oklahoma hospice market, where the company already has a home health presence. LHC Group’s […]

Puerto Rico Hospice Carve-In Could Have Implications Nationwide

A booming value-based payment market in Puerto Rico may have indications for programs emerging in the United States beginning next year. Mainland U.S. hospice providers may face similar risks and rewards when weighing participation in the forthcoming payment demonstration to test the inclusion of hospice in Medicare Advantage. Commonly called the hospice carve-in, the U.S. […]

Ascend Hospice Expands to Puerto Rico

Ascend Hospice, a subsidiary of New Jersey-based Ascend Health, is entering the Puerto Rico market through the acquisition of Grace Hospice, which has operations across the island of Puerto Rico, for an undisclosed sum. The business will operate under its new name, Grace Hospice Puerto Rico, and will provide hospice care to those with terminal […]