Almost Family, Inc. provides home health services. The company has service locations in Florida, Ohio, Kentucky, Connecticut, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Missouri, Indiana, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Georgia, Mississippi and Alabama. Segments The company operates in two segments, Visiting Nurse Services (VN or Visiting Nurse) and Personal Care Services (PC or Personal Care). The VN segment provides a comprehensive range of Medicare-certified home health nursing services to patients in need of recuperative care, typically following a period of hospitalization or care in another type of inpatient facility. The company’s services are often provided to patients in lieu of additional care in other settings, such as long term acute care hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation hospitals or skilled nursing facilities. The company operates 48 Medicare-certified home health agencies with a total of 105 locations. The company’s nurses, therapists, medical social workers and home health aides work closely with patients and their families to design and implement an individualized treatment response to a physician-prescribed plan of care. Under the umbrella of its ‘Senior Advocacy’ mission, the company offers special clinically-based protocols customized to meet the needs of the increasingly medically complex, chronic and co-morbid patient populations the company serve. Services include Frail Elderly Care Management, Optimum Balance, Cardiocare, Orthopedic and Urology. The PC segment provides services in patients’ homes primarily on an as-needed, hourly basis. These services include personal care, medication management, meal preparation, caregiver respite and homemaking. The company’s services are often provided to patients who would otherwise be admitted to skilled nursing facilities for long term custodial care. The company operates 66 Personal Care locations. Acquisitions In 2013, the company acquired the stock of Omni Home Health Holdings, Inc. In 2013, the company acquired a controlling interest in Imperium Health Management, LLC (Imperium). Imperium is a development-stage enterprise that provides strategic health management services to Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). In 2013, the company acquired the assets of the Medicare-certified home agencies owned by Indiana Home Care Network (IHCN). IHCN operated six home health agencies primarily in northern Indiana. Competition The company’s competitors include Amedisys, Inc.; Gentiva Health Services, Inc.; and LHC Group, Inc. History Almost Family, Inc. was founded in 1985. The company was incorporated in Delaware in 1985.
almost family inc (AFAM:NASDAQ GS)
9510 Ormsby Station Road
Louisville, KY 40223
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