Hospice News July 27, 2021
Jim Parker

Encompass Health (NYSE: EHC) may be inching closer to spinning off its home health and hospice segment. Encompass announced last December that it was mulling a strategic repositioning of its home health and hospice business. The company has not yet announced a final decision but has indicated that preparations have begun for a possible separation transaction. 

Last month, the company tapped Barbara Jacobsmeyer as CEO of the home health and hospice business, with Crissy B. Carlisle, currently the company’s chief investor relations officer, coming on as CFO. The previous CEO, April Anthony, stepped down June 18 in a planned departure. These appointments led some industry observers to conclude that a spin off would be coming.

“Based on the analysis to...

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