Post-Acute Sector Deal Activity Increases In 2013

Law360, New York (September 20, 2013, 9:56 AM EDT) -- Over the past several years, the health care industry has experienced a significant increase in private equity and alternative investment and industry consolidation. These trends have only accelerated with implementation of pay-for-performance initiatives, payment reductions that favor lower-cost care settings and integrated care-delivery models (i.e., accountable care organizations, medical homes and bundled care) that promise to aggregate care and reduce costs across multiple sites of service. In 2012, industry experts estimate that private equity firms invested approximately $4 billion in health or medical services and the...
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