Hospice care focuses on providing terminally ill patients with compassionate, interdisciplinary care focused on treating symptoms to improve quality of life rather than curing disease. Investment activity in the post-acute care sector continues to grow as the market remains largely fragmented and the need for end-of-life palliative care remains high for an aging population that is largely seeking to receive care in the home setting.

Regulatory compliance and transactional considerations should remain a top priority for potential acquirors in the hospice sector. Buyers should strongly consider engaging legal counsel and other advisors who are experienced with the nuances and regulations specific to this space, including but not limited to the issues addressed in this PDF.

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