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Private Equity Interest in Hospice Acquisition Expected to Rise in 2019

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As more private equity firms enter the post-acute health care arena, hospice organizations are increasingly pursuing mergers and acquisitions as a growth strategy, according to the recently released 4th quarter 2018 Home Health & Hospice Update from Provident Healthcare Partners.

“As health systems seek to reduce cost, we expect increased utilization of home health and hospice agencies over traditional, in-patient, post-acute care settings,” Jake Vesely, analyst, Provident Healthcare Partners told Hospice News. “Private equity firms see an opportunity to embark on a roll-up strategy of smaller hospice companies that may be lacking the data capabilities and scale necessary to comply with the new regulatory changes.”

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