Acquisitions of Hospice Agencies by Private Equity Firms and Publicly Traded Corporations

JAMA Intern Med. 2021 Aug 1;181(8):1113-1114. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.6262.

Abstract

This case series examines the increase in acquisitions of hospice agencies by private equity firms and publicly traded corporations from 2011 to 2019.

MeSH terms

  • Delivery of Health Care / economics
  • Delivery of Health Care / methods
  • Efficiency, Organizational
  • Financial Management* / methods
  • Financial Management* / trends
  • Hospices* / economics
  • Hospices* / organization & administration
  • Hospitals, Proprietary
  • Humans
  • Medicare* / economics
  • Medicare* / statistics & numerical data
  • United States