THE BRAFF GROUP DIFFERENCE IS OUR MARKET IMMERSION STRATEGY
Behavioral health has quickly become the most sought after sector in health care M&A, with broad-based interest in residential and community based addictions and substance abuse, mental health, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and autism services providers. Read More >
Digital Health will be the bridge from fee-for-service to value-based care. With the stakes so high, the demand for – and valuation of – companies with technology-enabled tools to provide the right care, to the right patient, in the right setting, at the right time is extraordinary – and growing.
For the first time, every segment in home health and hospice – Medicare, Medicaid, and private duty – are pinging at the same time as buyers seek to build diversified post-acute continuums that address emerging alternative payment models.
Although the M&A market for urgent care has softened a little since 2014 and 2015, the breadth of buyers interested in the space – notably hospitals, physician groups, and insurers that see urgent care as a critical gatekeeping mechanism – remains impressive.
As a result of the ACA, more covered beneficiaries have accessed the health care system, stimulating both demand for, and M&A interest in, health care staffing. The looming question? Whether reform initiatives will drive down hospital occupancy rates and blunt the conditions that gave rise to this renaissance of activity.
Home Medical Equipment
Home Medical Equipment
Now that competitive bid-like pricing has been rolled out nationally, the home medical equipment sector may well be entering a period of sustained stability – a period that may provide buyers with just enough go-forward confidence to begin selectively investing in the space again.
The temporary ban on the Medicare Provider Enrollment Moratoria became effective last month. It's expected that this move by CMS will allow agencies to improve patient access to home-based care. Managing Director Mark Kulik spoke
Overheard at JP Morgan Every January, thousands of health care investors and bankers and providers, oh my, flock to Union Square in San Francisco for Healthcarepalooza, otherwise known as the JP Morgan Health Care Conference.