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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  – 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 – Louisville, Ky.
  2. Amedisys, Inc. – Baton Rouge, La.
  3. LHC Group – Lafayette, La.
  4. Almost Family, Inc. – Lousiville, 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 – Louisville, Ky.
  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:

LexisNexis Risk Solutions acquired Health Market Science in January 2015.

About LexisNexis Risk Solutions
LexisNexis® Risk Solutions harnesses the power of data, sophisticated analytics platforms and technology solutions to provide insights that help businesses across multiple industries and governmental entities reduce risk and improve decisions to benefit people around the globe. Headquartered in metro Atlanta, Georgia, we have offices throughout the world and are part of RELX (LSE: REL/NYSE: RELX), a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers. For more information, please visit LexisNexis Risk Solutions and RELX.

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