Investment Opportunities in the Home Health Care Industry

November 10, 2011
A recent inquiry by the U.S. Senate Finance Committee alleges that the nation’s three largest home health companies were more focused on maximizing their reimbursement under the Medicare payment system than on the medical requirements of patients. The report comes on the heels of significant reductions in home health agency reimbursement included in the March 2010 Health Reform Legislation. This update provides an overview of these developments and why this might be the right time for private equity investors to consider opportunities in the home health care industry.