May 23, 2018

LHC Group and St. Mary’s Health Network announce closure of in-home healthcare equity partnership

LAFAYETTE, La. (May 1, 2018) – LHC Group (NASDAQ: LHCG) and St. Mary’s Health Network today announced finalization of an equity partnership agreement to purchase and share ownership of St. Mary’s Home Care Services – a home health provider serving patients and families in Washoe and surrounding counties in Nevada.

The agency will continue to operate under its current name from its current location at 690 Sierra Rose Drive, in Reno, Nev.

Working together to provide quality in-home healthcare, LHC Group and St. Mary’s Health Network help patients regain strength and independence, attain the quality of life they deserve, offer valuable guidance and support, and provide the educational tools and resources patients and families need to make an informed decision on care for themselves or a loved one.

Hospital and home health partnerships focus on delivering patient-centered care in the comfort of the patient’s home. They are a key component in helping patients manage their conditions and achieve an optimum health outcome. LHC Group is the joint venture partner of choice and partners with 76 health systems consisting of 336 hospitals across the United States.

Home healthcare is an effective and affordable solution for many patients’ post-acute care needs and situations. Home health professionals treat a wide range of medical conditions, allowing patients to rest and recover in the comfort of home.