LexisNexis Health Care Ranks the Top Providers of Home Health and Hospice Care

Market share, competitive intelligence and business growth drive need
for annual listing

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–LexisNexis® Risk Solutions today announced the LexisNexis 2015
Top 100 Home Health and Hospice Agencies
Rankings, comprehensive
rankings of the leading providers of home health and hospice services in
the U.S. based on annual claims and patient volumes. The rankings
provide home health and hospice services companies with market landscape
information to help them better understand their market position,
dynamics and environment for potential M&A activity and grow their
businesses.

The LexisNexis 2015
Top 100 Home Health and Hospice Agencies
Rankings were compiled by
LexisNexis Risk Solutions using medical
claims
and patient volume data from the industry leading MarketView™
claims database. LexisNexis takes a unique multi-channel approach to
sourcing medical claims data, gathering and analyzing more than 1.2
billion claims, scrubbed for anonymity, from entities within the
adjudication process, practice management and billing systems, claims
clearinghouses, and payers including government agencies.

“Today’s home health and hospice providers are faced with more patients,
decreased reimbursements and an increasing need to merge, partner and
evaluate the competitive landscape to compete and comply with federal
and state regulations,” said Chris Golden, Home Health and Hospice
Strategist, LexisNexis Risk Solutions. “LexisNexis evaluates the market,
leveraging comprehensive and unique data, analytics and technology using
medical claims and unique patient counts. By doing so, we supply the
industry with one of the most accurate views of the home health and
hospice market, and we help our customers research opportunities to
advance their growth strategies.”

Top 10 Home Health Agencies:

  1. Kindred Healthcare – Atlanta, Ga.
  2. Amedisys, Inc. – Baton Rouge, La.
  3. LHC Group – Lafayette, La.
  4. Almost Family, Inc. – Louisville, Ky.
  5. Encompass Home Health – Dallas, Texas
  6. Brookdale Senior Living – Brentwood, Tenn.
  7. Visiting Nurse Service of New York – New York, N.Y.
  8. Trinity Health – Livonia, Mich.
  9. Interim HealthCare – Sunrise, Fla.
  10. BAYADA Home Health Care – Moorestown, N.J.

The Top 10 Hospice Providers include:

  1. Kindred Healthcare – Atlanta, Ga.
  2. VITAS Healthcare – Miami, Fla.
  3. HCR Manor Care – Toledo, Ohio
  4. Amedisys, Inc. – Baton Rouge, La.
  5. Curo Health Services – Mooresville, N.C.
  6. Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care – Atlanta, Ga.
  7. Hospice Campassus – Nashville, Tenn.
  8. Compassionate Care Hospice – Newark, Del.
  9. Hospice of the Valley – Phoenix, Ariz.
  10. Aseracare – Atlanta, Ga.

“Encompass Home Health moved from seventh on the Top Home Health
Agencies list to fifth this year by executing on our acquisition
strategy,” said Luke James, Chief Strategy Officer, Encompass Home
Health. “Using the information provided by LexisNexis /Health Market
Science and the company’s data experts, we had a lens into the
competitive marketplace. This insight allowed us to be methodical and
succinct in growing our business, which ultimately allows us to better
serve our patients.”

To read the full list of 100 companies serving the home health and
hospice communities, visit: http://solutions.lexisnexis.com/Top100List.

LexisNexis Risk Solutions acquired Health Market Science in January 2015.

About LexisNexis Risk Solutions

LexisNexis Risk Solutions (http://www.lexisnexis.com/risk/)
is a leader in providing essential information that helps customers
across industries and government predict, assess and manage risk.
Combining cutting-edge technology, unique data and advanced analytics,
LexisNexis Risk Solutions provides products and services that address
evolving client needs in the risk sector while upholding the highest
standards of security and privacy. LexisNexis Risk Solutions is part of
RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions for
professional customers across industries.

Contacts

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