Lifecare Innovations

December 2013

Lifecare Innovations

As part of its strategy to build out its home infusion therapy offerings, PharMerica Corporation (NYSE:PMC), a diversified national provider of institutional and specialty pharmacy services acquired Alternacare Infusion Pharmacy, a specialty home infusion provider serving the greater Kansas City metropolitan area.

Legacy Home Healthcare, LLC

December 2013

Legacy Home Healthcare, LLC

December, 2013. Legacy Home Healthcare, a Prescott, AZ based provider of Medicare certified services was acquired by The Good Samaritan Society.  Good Samaritan, a not-for-profit, multi-state provider of diversified post-acute services including senior housing, home care, rehab, and more acquired Legacy to complement its AZ holdings.

Amedisys - San Diego and Vista, CA

December 2013

Amedisys

Riverside and Lake Forest, Vista, CA November. Amedisys (NASDAQ:AMED), one of the nation’s largest providers of home health and hospice, engaged The Braff Group to divest approximately 50 underperforming locations.  The Riverside and Lake Forest operations were acquired by VNA of Orange County, a multi-service provider of Medicare home health, hospice, and private duty home care to increase its penetration of the southern CA market.

Amedisys - Houston and Conroe, TX

December 2013

Amedisys - TX

Deal Summary to Come.

Amedisys - Williamsport, PA

December 2013

Amedisys

Deal Summary to Come.

Amedisys - Corpus and Katy, TX

December 2013

Amedisys

Corpus Christi and Katy, TX. November, 2013. Amedisys (NASDAQ:AMED), one of the nation’s largest providers of home health and hospice, engaged The Braff Group to divest approximately 50 underperforming locations.  The Corpus Christi and Katy operations were acquired by Pathfinder Home Health, a large Texas based home health provider to expand its presence in the eastern portion of the state.

Amedisys - Austin and Tenet, TX

December 2013

Amedisys -TX

Deal Summary to Come.

Glen Rock Pharmacy

December 2013

Glen Rock Pharmacy

December, 2013. As part of a multi-prong growth strategy, Elwyn Specialty Pharmacy, acquired Glen Rock Medical Pharmacy, a diversified provider of specialty pharmacy products and services, with unique experience in fertility therapies.  The transaction expanded Elwyn’s geographic coverage and product line capabilities.

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Amedisys Riverside, Lake Forest, and Vista, CA

November 2013

Amedisys

Deal Summary to Come.

Amedisys - Mentor and Toledo, OH

November 2013

Amedisys

Deal Summary to Come.

Community Care Holdings

November 2013

Community Care Holdings

November, 2013. BBMK Enterprises is a consolidator of home medical equipment providers specializing in sleep disorders and oxygen therapy.  The company acquired the Delaware and Harrisburg locations of Community Care Holdings to expand its coverage of the Northeast.

Clark Respiratory

October 2013

Clark Respiratory

October, 2013. Lincare, an extremely active consolidator of home medical equipment providers acquired Clark’s Respiratory to augment their service offerings in upstate NY.

Living Care Hospice

July 2013

Living Care Hospice

July, 2013.  Living Care Hospice was acquired by Compass Hospice, a multi-state provider based in South Carolina in order to establish a position in the attractive Georgia marketplace.

Horizons Hospice/ King of Prussia, PA

July 2013

Horizons Hospice/ King of Prussia, PA

Deal Summary to Come.

AseraCare

June 2013

AseraCare

June, 2013. AseraCare, a subsidiary of Golden Living, a skilled nursing home provider which had its original roots in Beverly Home Care is focused predominately in Hospice. The company engaged The Braff Group to divest its holdings of four underperforming branch operations providing non-core home health services.  Publicly traded LHC Group (NASDAQ:LHCG) acquired these locations as part of its continued consolidation strategy.

Freedom Hospice, LLC

May 2013

Freedom Hospice, LLC

May, 2013. Freedom Hospice was acquired by New Century Hospice which was founded by David Gasmire, one of the principle architects of Odyssey Hospice, an extremely successful provider that went public in the early 2000s.  After developing a substantial presence in TX, the acquisition of Freedom gave the firm their first foothold in nearby Oklahoma.

Advanced Homecare, LLC

May 2013

Advanced Homecare, LLC

May, 2013.  Advanced Homecare, a Medicare Certified home health provider based in Florida, was acquired by Comprehensive Home Care, one of the largest, multi-site providers in the state.  The transaction expanded Comprehensive’s service area into the attractive Jacksonville market

RTA Homecare, Inc.

March 2013

RTA Homecare, Inc.

March 2013.  As part of an effort to develop a dense service footprint in Arizona, Valley Respiratory acquired RTA Homecare, a respiratory focused home medical equipment provider, adding 3 locations in Mesa and Casa Grande, Arizona.

Addus Home Health

March 2013

Addus Home Health

March, 2013.  In late 2012, Addus Homecare (NASDAQ:ADUS), a publicly traded homecare provider decided to divest its Medicare operations to focus primarily on Medicaid and other state funded paraprofessional services, and engaged The Braff Group.  The bulk of these operations were acquired in a single transaction by LHC Group (NASDAQ:LHCG) to open up new service areas.

Walgreens - Vent patients

February 2013

Walgreens - Vent patients

Deal Summary to Come.

River City Healthcare & Pharmacy

January 2013

River City Healthcare & Pharmacy

January, 2013. As part of their continued efforts to develop their ancillary home infusion therapy business, Walgreens acquired River City, a sizeable, growing California based provider of IV, nutritional therapy, and home medical equipment.