WSJ.com: Humana and private-equity firms in talks to buy Kindred Healthcare

TPG and Welsh, Carson would take over long-term care facilities in deal valuing Kindred at $4 billion including debt

Humana Inc. is in advanced talks to join with two private-equity firms in a deal to acquire home-care provider Kindred Healthcare Inc., a move that would add to a cascade of transactions aiming to bring together insurance operations with other health-care businesses, the Wall Street Joural reported Sunday on wsj.com.

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