Private Equity Home Health Purchases Slow Down Ahead of PDGM

The home health industry has been experiencing record amounts of merger and acquisition activity over the past few years. However, there are signs that the market may be cooling off, at least in the near-term. Most of the recent purchase activity in home health came from large, established players in the market. PDGM has most likely given private equity buyers a case of cold feet as they wait to see how the new payment model impacts providers. Home Health Care News reported that “Q3’s 13 home health transactions is in line with the previous quarter, which saw 12 deals take place.”

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