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SERENITY CARE HOSPICE ACQUIRED BY ST. CROIX HOSPICE (2020)

PREMIER SPECIALTY INFUSION ACQUIRED BY PROMPTCARE (2020)

MAIN LINE REHABILITATION ASSOCIATES, INC. ACQUIRED BY THE MENTOR NETWORK (2020)

STAR OF CA ACQUIRED BY THE STEPPING STONES GROUP (2019)

FIRST CHOICE HOME HEALTH ACQUIRED BY JET HEALTH (2019)

ANGELS OF CARE PEDIATRIC HOME HEALTH ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH VARSITY HEALTHCARE PARTNERS (2019)

OWAKIHI, INC. ACQUIRED BY BEACON SPECIALIZED LIVING SERVICES, INC. (2019)

PEDIATRIC HOME SERVICE ACQUIRED BY INTANDEM CAPITAL PARTNERS, LLC (2019)

CLEARVIEW CAPITAL ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF PREMIER CARE (2018)

PYRAMID HEALTHCARE ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF WALDENSIERRA (2018)

ABRY PARTNERS BACKS LIGHTHOUSE AUTISM CENTER (2018)

DIRECT HOME HEALTH CARE ACQUIRED BY CARE ADVANTAGE, INC. (2018)

FAIRHAVEN TREATMENT CENTER ACQUIRED BY REFRESH MENTAL HEALTH (2018)

SEVEN HILLS CAPITAL, LLC ANNOUNCES THE FORMATION OF VERSICARE GROUP THROUGH A PARTNERSHIP WITH BOWER MANAGEMENT SERVICES (EXPERTCARE) (2018)

HOME I.V. CARE AND NUTRITIONAL SERVICES ACQUIRED BY ADVANCED HOME CARE (2018)

BEHAVIOR CARE SPECIALISTS ACQUIRED BY PHAROS CAPITAL GROUP, LLC (2018)

HABILITATIVE SERVICES, INC. ACQUIRED BY CIVITAS SOLUTIONS, INC. (2018)

EXCELL HOME CARE AND HOSPICE AND EXCELL PRIVATE CARE SERVICES ACQUIRED BY THE ENSIGN GROUP (2017)

COMFORT HOSPICE CARE ACQUIRED BY THE ENSIGN GROUP (2017)

ALTERNATIVE BEHAVIOR STRATEGIES ACQUIRED BY PETRA CAPITAL PARTNERS AND MMS HEALTH SERVICES (2017)

AMERICAN HEALTHCARE STAFFING ASSOCIATION LLC ACQUIRED BY BELHEALTH INVESTMENT PARTNERS LLC (2017)

ATLANTA CENTER FOR EATING DISORDERS ACQUIRED BY WALDEN BEHAVIORAL CARE (2017)

MEDISTAR HOME HEALTH, LLC ACQUIRED BY JORDAN HEALTH SERVICES (2017)

SERENITY ACRES TREATMENT CENTER ACQUIRED BY MERIDIAN BEHAVIORAL HEALTH (2016)

ED SUPPORTS, LLC ACQUIRED BY PRIVATE INVESTOR (2016)

APOTHECARY BY DESIGN ACQUIRES HEALY PHARMACY (2016)

PSA HEALTHCARE ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF CARE UNLIMITED (2016)

HURON CONSULTING GROUP ACQUIRES MYROUNDING (2016)

MULTICARE ACQUIRES HOSPICE OF KITSAP COUNTY (2016)

APOTHECARY BY DESIGN ACQUIRES HEALY PHARMACY (2016)

LIFEMATTERS ACQUIRES CARE OPTIONS (2016)

PROMPTCARE ACQUIRES BOSTON HOME INFUSION EXPANDS INNOVATIVE HOME INFUSION SERVICES & PROGRAMS (2016)

ED SUPPORTS, LLC ACQUIRED BY PRIVATE INVESTOR (2016)

H.I.G. GROWTH PARTNERS’ COMMUNITY INTERVENTION SERVICES ACQUIRES FUTURES BEHAVIOR THERAPY CENTER (2015)

BELHEALTH INVESTMENT PARTNERS ACQUIRES APOTHECARY BY DESIGN (2015)

THE ENSIGN GROUP ACQUIRES APISMELLIS HOMECARE IN ARIZONA AND CALIFORNIA (2015)

ODYSSEY BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE, A NEW PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN NAUTIC PARTNERS AND SCOTT KARDENETZ, ACQUIRES LIFESKILLS SOUTH FLORIDA (2015)

EPIC HEALTH SERVICES ACQUIRES MEDCO (2015)

EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETYACQUIRES HERITAGE HEALTHCARE SERVICES (2015)

PHARMERICA ACQUIRES ALTERNACARE INFUSION PHARMACY (2015)

ELWYN PHARMACY GROUP ACQUIRES GLEN ROCK MEDICAL PHARMACY (2014)

CORNERSTONE HEALTHCARE ACQUIRES LIFE’S DOORS HOSPICE, LIFE’S DOORS HOME HEALTH, AND LIFE’S DOORS HOME CARE SOLUTIONS (2014)

CELTIC HEALTHCARE ACQUIRES VNA-TIP OF MISSOURI (2014)

AMERITA, A SUBSIDIARY OF PHARMERICA, EXPANDS INTO ARIZONA THROUGH THE ACQUISITION OF ALTIUS HEALTHCARE (2014)

US COMMUNITY BEHAVIORAL ACQUIRES INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT SERVICES (2014)

HALCYON ACQUIRES COMMUNITY HOSPICE OF MISSISSIPPI HALCYON MARKS FIFTH ACQUISITION AND ADDS SEVEN LOCATIONS (2014)

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THE DIGITAL HEALTH ENTREPRENEURS’ DILEMMA: THE VALLEY OF DEATH  (2019)

PHARMACY SERVICES M&A STRUGGLES TO FIND ITS FOOTING (2019)

OVERHEARD AT ROCK HEALTH SUMMIT (2018)

PREDICTABLY PREDICTABLE: THE CHANGE IS ON IN BEHAVIORAL HEALTH M&A (2017)

ALTHOUGH IT NEVER REALLY LEFT, HOME HEALTH & HOSPICE M&A IS BACK (2017)

WHAT BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN MIGHT SAY ABOUT URGENT CARE M&A (2017)

RISING DEMAND, VALUE-BASED PAYMENT RESHAPING HOSPICE LANDSCAPE

‘THE CLOCK IS TICKING’: WHAT ADDUS’ $192M HOSPICE DEAL MEANS FOR HOME HEALTH M&A

M&A EXPERTS ‘CAN’T RECALL A TIME WHEN DEMAND HAS BEEN HIGHER’ IN SIZZLING IN-HOME CARE MARKET

NON-TRADITIONAL BUYERS FLOCKING TO HOSPICE M&A MARKET

BAYADA, UNIVERSAL HEALTH SERVICES TO LAUNCH NEW JOINT VENTURE FOCUSED ON THE HOME

PANDEMIC SPEEDS UP CONSOLIDATION

M&A EXPERTS: COVID-19 HAS ‘CAMOUFLAGED THE INITIAL IMPACT OF PDGM’

M&A PREDICTIONS: ACTIVE START, FOLLOWED BY UNCERTAINTY

HOSPICE MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS OUTLOOK FOR 2020

PRIVATE EQUITY’S INTEREST IN AUTISM CREATES OPENING FOR PATIENT INVESTORS

ADAPTHEALTH HITS THE NASDAQ

WITH RAP PHASEOUT FINALIZED, WRITING IS ON THE WALL FOR SMALL HOME HEALTH AGENCIES

WHERE IS COMPETITION FROM NEW INVESTORS AND NEW TECHNOLOGY COMING FROM?

ADAPTHEALTH ANNOUNCES HIGH-PROFILE MERGER

HOME HEALTH INDUSTRY LIKELY HEADED FOR M&A ROLLERCOASTER

CROWDED URGENT CARE MARKET SUFFERS GROWING PAINS

EXPLORING THE TRENDS BEHIND A RISE IN HOME HEALTH TRANSACTIONS

M&A ADVISORS ON WHAT SELLERS WORRY ABOUT MOST

OPTION CARE POSITIONS ITSELF AS ‘PARTNER OF CHOICE’

WORKFORCE, FINANCIAL CHALLENGES PROMPT HOSPITALS TO OUTSOURCE HOME HEALTH CARE

THE EVOLVING LANDSCAPE OF SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS

CMS LIFTS MORATORIA ON HOME HEALTH AFTER 5 YEARS

M&A MARKET BUZZES IN LEAD UP TO GAP PERIOD

STEVE GARBON, THE BRAFF GROUP ANSWERS THE PROUST QUESTIONNAIRE FOR DEALMAKERS

HOW MERGERS WILL AFFECT PHARMACISTS

SPECIALTY PHARMACY M&A: OUR LOOK AT 2018’S DEALS

ACTIVE YEAR FOR MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS; SMALL AGENCIES CONTINUE TO STRUGGLE

M&A ACTIVITY HIGH AMONG SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER FACILITIES

ARE WE HEADED FOR ANOTHER 2012?

INSURERS SEE BROAD MARKET OPPORTUNITIES WITH END-OF-LIFE CARE

AS DEMAND FOR ABA THERAPY INCREASES, INVESTORS BUY IN

2018 NAHC INFLUENCER VIDEO SERIES: MARK KULIK

AMEDISYS BUYS COMPASSIONATE CARE FOR $340M, WILL BECOME THIRD-LARGEST US HOSPICE PROVIDER

NOTED AT NAHC: ARE YOU READY?

HOME INFUSION MARKET SEES SUPPLY-AND-DEMAND ISSUES

HOW TO MANAGE UNREALISTIC VALUATION EXPECTATIONS FROM SELLERS

M&A: WHAT WILL BE IMPACT OF BID CHANGES?

OPTIMISM GREETS INVESTORS’ SUDDEN INTEREST IN AUTISM THERAPY

MONEY, MANAGEMENT AND MERGERS: THE BUSINESS ASPECTS OF POST-ACUTE ABI NEUROREHABILITATION

HEALTHCARE IT ENTREPRENEURS’ DILEMMA: SURVIVING THE VALLEY OF DEATH – DEXTER BRAFF AT THE HEALTH IT EXPO

AMEDISYS STOCK BUYBACK HIGHLIGHTS RECORD PRICES IN HOME HEALTH M&A

AFTER ACA ANGST, HEALTHCARE M&A REMAINS STRONG — 3 SECTORS TO WATCH

SUCCESSION PLANNING REMAINS PIVOTAL IN M&A ERA

HEALTHCARE IT M&A WITH DEXTER BRAFF

HIMSS18: DEXTER BRAFF | THE BRAFF GROUP

NATION’S NEW TAX LAW MIGHT ENCOURAGE SOME AGENCIES TO BECOME C CORPORATIONS

SIMPLEE COULD LURE BUYERS AS PATIENT ENGAGEMENT SPACE HEATS UP, INDUSTRY SOURCES SAY

WHY YOU SHOULD ALWAYS BE PREPARING TO SELL YOUR COMPANY

CHANGING M&A TRENDS MAKE HOME HEALTH A HOTTER ACQUISITION TARGET

HEALTH CARE M&A SURGED IN 2017 AMONG PROVIDERS BIG AND SMALL

BUCKLE UP, 2018 IS GOING TO BE ‘HUGE’ FOR M&A, ANALYSTS SAY

HOW TO ANALYZE THE HEALTH IT MARKET

HUMANA’S AGREEMENT TO BUY KINDRED FURTHER ‘VALIDATES THE VALUE OF HOME HEALTH’

GOOD SIGNS? TELL ME MORE

EXPERTS FORECAST 2018 AS ANOTHER BIG YEAR OF HOME HEALTH TRANSACTIONS/PRIVATE DUTY AGENCY TRANSACTIONS CONTINUE TO SEE A BIG BOOST

8 BEHAVIORAL HEALTH TRENDS FOR 2018

EXIT RAMP: FDA BOOSTS ODDS OF PENTEC SALE

SMALL HOME HEALTH AGENCIES PREFER CASH TO LEGACY

HOME HEALTH PLAYERS LINE UP FOR HOSPICE DEALS IN 2018

TCIV: BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DEMONSTRATES UNIQUE MARKET DYNAMICS

TRANSFORMING BUNDLED PAYMENTS INTO EPISODES OF CARE CAN GIVE HOSPITALS, PAYERS AN EDGE

FOLLOW-ON DEALS BUILD OUT PORTFOLIOS

COULD A CVS-AETNA DEAL ACTUALLY BENEFIT CONSUMERS?

GO FIGURE: THE KEY TO BIG DATA IS ACTUALLY SMALL DATA

7 PIPELINE MANAGEMENT TIPS FOR ADVISORS TO CLOSE MORE DEALS

WHAT’S BEHIND THE SLOWDOWN IN SPECIALTY PHARMACY M&A DEALS?

INVESTMENT BANKERS — ARE YOU OVERLOOKING 66% OF BUYERS?

RAGS TO RICHES TO RAGS: HOW A BOOMING ADDICTION TREATMENT BIZ GOES BANKRUPT

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CONTINUES TO ATTRACT PRIVATE EQUITY INVESTORS

ADDICTION TREATMENT: THE NEW GOLD RUSH. ‘IT’S ALMOST CHIC’

WHAT BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN MIGHT SAY ABOUT URGENT CARE M&A

ETHICS SURVEY: DRUG TESTING REMAINS A CLINICAL TUG OF WAR

PRIVATE EQUITY INVESTMENT IN HOME CARE HITS NEW HIGH

WHAT EVERY BUSINESS OWNER SHOULD KNOW ABOUT INVESTMENT BANKING FEES

SPECIALTY PHARMACY, HOME INFUSION WILL STILL ATTRACT M&A ATTENTION IN ’17

M&A MARKET HOLDS STEADY IN 2016

TCIV: TRUMP HEALTH POLICY HASN’T SHAKEN THE MARKET

SHOULD YOU TAKE AN EARNOUT?

CAN HOME HEALTHCARE BE UBERED?

6 CONSIDERATIONS FOR HEALTHCARE CEOS BEFORE A DEAL

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M&A EXPERTS: WHEN IT COMES TO SALES, THE STATE OF HOME HEALTH IS STRONG

OUTLOOK 2016: BROAD VIEW CLARIFIES SPECIALTY PHARMACY, INFUSION M&A ACTIVITY

DOS AND DON’TS – ORGANIC AND INORGANIC GROWTH

QUESTIONS INVESTMENT BANKERS ASK CEOS ON THE FIRST CALL-PDF

ASK THE NETWORK-HEALTHCARE MA

SLIDE IN AGENCY, HOSPICE SALES COULD BE SHORT-TERM, M&A CONSULTANTS BELIEVE

2015 OUTLOOK: SPECIALTY PHARMACY, HOME INFUSION CONTINUE TO ATTRACT INVESTOR INTEREST

HOME HEALTH EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INCREASED M&A ACTIVITY IN 2015

THE BIG INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY…IN  AUTISM?

M&A DURING COVID-19: OPPORTUNITY, VALUATION, AND HOW TO GET A DEAL DONE (June 2020)

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HEALTHCARE M&A ACTIVITY & OPPORTUNITIES – COVID-19 VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE (April 2020)

IN MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS, MULTIPLES ARE WAY, WAY, WAY OVERRATED (June 2018)

THE ABSOLUTELY, POSITIVELY, NO DOUBT ABOUT IT, NUMBER ONE REASON PHARMACY SERVICES TRANSACTIONS FAIL (February 2017)

TRUMP, SIR ISAAC NEWTON, HEALTH CARE REFORM, AND M&A (November 2016)

WHEN IS THE RIGHT TIME TO SELL YOUR URGENT CARE COMPANY (August 2016)