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Home Health Players Line Up for Hospice Deals in 2018

Due to increasing reimbursements, an adherence to compliance, and other factors, hospice deals remain very strong for home health, especially in the post-acute care continuum. In a recent interview with Home Health Care News, Managing Director Mark Kulik talks about the robust interest in the sector and how it will continue to stay heavy

Dexter Braff at TCIV: Behavioral health demonstrates unique market dynamics

Deal activity for behavioral health is experiencing a slow down, although it is still a robust sector. Speaking at TCIV, President Dexter Braff elaborates on the slow down in mergers and acquisitions. “I don’t expect a booming fourth quarter. We will probably not have a record-setting year in addiction and substance use disorder treatment deals. Private

Transforming bundled payments into episodes of care can give hospitals, payers an edge

In a recent interview with Healthcare IT News, President Dexter Braff commented how previous payment models that focused on disease management and pay-for-performance were not working as alternative models. “We finally have payment models for a unique set of services. Alternative payment models, real models have turned around the equation.” - Dexter Braff

Dexter Braff a panelist at BRG in Washington, D.C.

Join The Braff Group at BRG's Healthcare Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C. from December 11-13. President Dexter Braff is featured on Wednesday's 9 AM panel, The State of Healthcare Capital Markets. Upon the election of President Trump, many predicted an upswing in healthcare transactions, but the failure to achieve a complete overhaul of the ACA early

TCIV: Dexter Braff Speaking on Current Trends in M&A

Hear about the latest trends in treatment center growth, investment, and valuation from the always colorful Dexter Braff. While there were breakout market segments during the year, did any falter? What is the current thinking as buyers struggle with increasing concerns about out-of-network benefits? How has the predicted shift to lower-cost, community-based IOP services

Follow-on deals build out portfolios

After a year of nearly 50 add on-deals, 2016 proved that the Behavioral Health sector is still holding strong in mergers and acquisitions. Private equity companies are also continually expanding their portfolios  with add-on deals. President Dexter Braff shares his expertise regarding the continued interest in Behavioral Health with Behavioral Healthcare Executive. “Today, as at-risk population health

Recent Transaction: Excell Home Health & Hospice acquired

The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENSG), the parent company of the Ensign™ group of skilled nursing, rehabilitative care services, home health care, hospice care, medical transportation, and assisted living companies, announced today that a subsidiary of Cornerstone Healthcare, Inc., Ensign's home health and hospice portfolio subsidiary, acquired the assets of Excell Home Care and Hospice and

Could a CVS-Aetna deal actually benefit consumers?

In an interview with MarketWatch, President Dexter Braff gave insight regarding the potential merger between CVS and Aetna. Consumers may see lower costs for prescription drugs whether it's directly through an Aetna/CVS plan or from other insurers being forced to lower their prices from the merger. “The cost for consumers is going to be negligible. In

Go figure: The key to big data is actually small data

President Dexter Braff recently spoke on a panel at the HIMSS Big Data and Analytics Forum. One of the main topics discussed by panelists was that buyers are looking for smaller pieces to build a larger puzzle when it comes to Health Care Information Technology. “Health IT sits at the crossroads, at the very center

7 Pipeline Management Tips for Advisors to Close More Deals

In a recent interview with Axial, President Dexter President gave tips on how to manage a pipeline if you're working in sales, specifically for advisors. From building a robust pipeline to maintaining professional relationships through traditional and technical media, click below to learn more. “It’s very easy for firms to suffer through cycles of feast