It’s becoming very clear that the private equity industry and other investors are positioning themselves to take advantage of the United States’ generational tsunami by investing in the home health and hospice sectors. Investor interest in these healthcare subsectors has increased dramatically over the last several years. EBITDA multiples in the private markets for post-acute, home health and hospice providers are sky-high, averaging in the mid-teens in 2019, and nothing suggests a slowdown in investors’ appetite to acquire providers in these subsectors. Investment in the home health and hospice sectors likely is only just beginning — based on the demographic trends in the United States — and should continue strongly for the next several years. This article covers: recent investments; the main drivers attracting private investors to the post-acute care sector; current operational challenges; and regulatory compliance considerations.
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