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Motley Fool  Aug 9  Comment 
Officials in Washington have laid out a plan to cut what Medicare pays for home healthcare, and that's hammering the stocks of companies that provide those services.
Forbes  May 1  Comment 
A shortage of home health practitioners is affecting care for people with serious disabilities and vulnerable older adults. Ron Gold has addressed the problem by cutting out the agency middleman to create LeanOnWe.
The Hindu Business Line  Apr 17  Comment 
Mahindra Partners and Eight Roads Ventures have led a ₹135-crore ($21 million) Series B investment round in Medwell Ventures Pvt Ltd, which operates the Nightingales speciality home healthcare servi...
Motley Fool  Mar 2  Comment 
If you rely on Medicare for your care, you may be surprised to find big gaps in your coverage. Find out how to pay for four important things Medicare doesn't cover.
BBC News  Mar 1  Comment 
Outsourcing firm Mitie is offloading the businesses after issuing three profit warnings in the past year.
The Hindu Business Line  Feb 7  Comment 
Home healthcare company Portea Medical is exploring new areas as part of its expansion in both organic and inorganic mode. "We are looking at new areas such as diagnostics, mental wellness an...
Reuters  Jan 24  Comment 
* Is expanding its home healthcare business in South America with acquisition of Oxymaster, a national sector player in Colombia Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Gdynia Newsroom)
Forbes  Oct 18  Comment 
As challenges in the American home healthcare markets come more into focus, smart operators will begin to realize that to retain their investors’ interest and appetite to fund growth, targeting markets such as China and India will be key.
The Hindu Business Line  Sep 15  Comment 
More elderly patients, higher disposable income driving the trend
Forbes  Aug 24  Comment 
Imagine your mom has a stroke. Once she is stabilized, she is sent to a skilled nursing facility for rehab. Then she goes home and gets some home health care and additional physical therapy. Medicare may pay, but for how long?




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Companies in this industry provide specialized health care services such as oxygen tank delivery and in home nursing to individuals in their homes. Many of these companies are heavily dependent on Medicaid and Medicare as sources of revenue.

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Home Healthcare Market - Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis and Forecast, 2012 - 2018", (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/home-healthcare-market.html) the global home healthcare market is estimated to be worth USD 195.6 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach the value of USD 305.9 billion by 2018, growing at a CAGR of 7.7% from 2012 to 2018. The Americas region is expected to lead the global home healthcare market in terms of revenue till 2018. The total home healthcare market in the Americas is expected to reach the value of USD 150.8 billion by 2018 followed by Europe with total revenue of USD 80.5 billion.

The shift from conventional treatment to proactive monitoring is opening up new opportunities in the home Healthcare market. Patients prefer such services mainly because of convenience and cost effectiveness. Third party healthcare service is also in growing demand due to better quality of treatment provided by trained professionals.

Home Healthcare services are provided by healthcare professionals to patients at their own homes. These services are also called formal or skilled care services. Respiratory therapy, rehabilitation services, home infusion therapy, unskilled home care, telehealth, etc. are some major home Healthcare services provided.

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