Owners of Home Health Agencies and Hospices Released for First Time

On April 20, 2023, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) publicly released data on home health and hospice agency ownership for the first time. The data is derived from self-reported information (primarily through the CMS-855A form), is searchable, and includes specific ownership percentages. In its press release, CMS stated, “Shining a light on ownership data is good for families, good for researchers, and good for enforcement agencies.”

The data is searchable in two sets, titled “Home Health Agency All Owners” and “Hospice All Owners.” The data sets include the following information:

  • Organizational Name
  • Type – Owner (Direct or Indirect)
  • Role (e.g., 5% or greater direct owner, director, officer, managing employee)
  • Association Date
  • Percentage of Ownership

For more information, please contact AGG Healthcare attorneys Hedy Rubinger or Alex Foster.


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