Vetter Senior Living to Purchase ruralMED Home Health and Hospice

(May 12, 2022) Vetter Senior Living announced today it has entered into an agreement to purchase ruralMED Home Health and Hospice. The purchase, effective July 1, will enable Vetter Senior Living to provide home health care and hospice services in Central and South/Central Nebraska.

“We are thrilled to announce this agreement and look forward to sharing more details, including a new company name in the near future,” commented Glenn Van Ekeren, President, Vetter Senior Living. “Starting today, we will begin working with the talented team at ruralMed to ensure a smooth transition for the team members and the people who rely on their service.”

“Vetter Senior Living is a respected Nebraska based company known for quality care. We are confident that our team and patients are in excellent hands under Vetter’s leadership and strong experience in the senior care services space,” said Rebekah Mussman, CEO of ruralMED. “This transition will allow ruralMED to expand our revenue cycle and professional medical services to ensure access and sustainability of rural healthcare in Nebraska and surrounding states,” said Mussman.

ruralMED Home Health and Hospice has 29 team members and is licensed to provide services in eleven counties in central Nebraska including Custer, Dawson, Buffalo, Frontier, Gosper, Phelps, Kearney, Red Willow, Furnas, Harlan and Franklin.

Headquartered in Elkhorn, Nebraska, Vetter Senior Living provides a variety of senior care services at 26 locations in Nebraska. Founded more than 45 years ago, the company also has locations in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Wyoming.

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