16. Evolving Landscapes: Vertical and Horizontal Integration in Post-Acute Care and Hospital Transactions


16. Evolving Landscapes: Vertical and Horizontal Integration in Post-Acute Care and Hospital Transactions
Margaret J. Davino
Latoya Dawkins

In response to the ubiquitous influence of value-based payment reform, e.g. such as bundled payments, hospitals across the country as well as post-acute care and home health and hospice entities are focusing on transactions that improve their home health care, patient and provider experience, improve care coordination, reduce readmission and spending. This program will review and discuss the practical issues that health care entities must consider in mergers, acquisitions or affiliations that vertically or horizontally integrate healthcare, including: