Partnership includes home health, hospice, community-based, and
LAFAYETTE, La.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 1, 2017--
Effective Sept. 1, LHC Group (NASDAQ: LHCG) and CHRISTUS Health have
finalized the formation of a joint venture partnership to enhance home
health, hospice, community-based and long-term acute-care services
across four states – Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, and Georgia. The joint
venture includes 21 service locations of CHRISTUS Health, including:
seven home health agencies, five hospice programs, two community-based
home care services, one inpatient hospice unit, and six long-term
acute-care hospitals (LTACH).
LHC Group has purchased majority ownership of CHRISTUS Health’s home
care and hospice services and the LTACH facilities and is assuming
management responsibility. The facilities will continue to operate under
their existing names.
Based in Irving, Texas, CHRISTUS Health is an international Catholic,
faith-based, not-for-profit health system. The organization operates
more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals
and long-term care facilities, more than 400 clinics and outpatient
centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures.
LHC Group is a national provider of post-acute care services and the
joint venture partner of choice for 75 health systems consisting of more
than 200 hospitals across the United States.
Hospital and home health partnerships focused on delivering
patient-centered care in the comfort of the patient’s home are
increasingly a key component in helping patients manage their conditions
and achieve the best possible health.
About LHC Group, Inc.
Group, Inc. is a national provider of post-acute healthcare
services, providing quality, cost-effective healthcare to patients
primarily within the comfort and privacy of their home or place of
residence. LHC Group provides a comprehensive array of healthcare
services through home health, hospice, community-based services agencies
and facility-based services. LHC Group operates 305 home health services
locations, 73 hospice locations, 11 community-based service locations
and six long-term acute care hospitals (LTACHs) with eight locations.
About CHRISTUS Health
CHRISTUS Health, an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit
health system, is headquartered in the Dallas area and is comprised of
more than 400 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals
and long-term care facilities, 175 clinics and outpatient centers and
dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS services can be
found in 60 cities in the U.S., Mexico, Chile and Colombia. The system
employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has over 15,000 physicians
on facility medical staffs who provide care and support for patients.
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