Home Health News & Alerts

Home health is always changing and we are here to keep you updated.

Gentiva – Kindred Merger/Takeover Bid

Kindred is still knocking at Gentiva’s door, but Gentiva is still pretending not to be home.  Gentiva’s board continues to believe that shareholders would best be served if Gentiva continues to operate as its own entity and is in a good position for future sustainability.


Profit Margins, Q2

LHC Group (LHCG):              3.00%

Addus Home Care (ADUS):  3.00%

Almost Family (AFAM):        1.80%


Agency Sales & Purchases:

Audrain County Home Health & Hospice, Mexico, MO – Sold to SSM Healthcare

Life Care Home Health (Life Centers of America HH) – Sold to LHC Group

Essential Home Health, Overland Park, KS – Sold to Phoenix Home Care

Kansas City Home Care, Kansas City, KS – Sold to Thoughtful Care, Inc.

VNA-TIP Healthcare, Washington, IL – Sold to Celtic Healthcare


Fraud Alert:

Community Personal Care, Suffolk, VA – Medicaid Fraud

Prestige Home Health & Platinum Home Health, Troy, MI – Medicare Fraud, Kickbacks

Empirical Home Health, Farmington Hills, MI – Medicare Fraud, Kickbacks

Professional Medical Home Health, Miami, FL – Medicare Fraud

Nestor Home Health, Miami, FL – Medicare Fraud, Kickbacks


Closed, Forfeited Medicare Number:

University of Arizona Medical Center, Tucson, AZ – Closed due to poor financial performance.

St. Francis Healthcare of Hawaii – Home Health & Hospice – Closed so health system could achieve financial stability.  (You have to make money even in paradise!)