SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): August 18, 2017
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
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901 Hugh Wallis Road South
Lafayette, LA 70508
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(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On August 18, 2017, Christopher S. Shackelton, a member of our Board of Directors and our Audit and Corporate Development Committees, tendered his resignation from the board and its committees effective on August 18, 2017 to focus his efforts on other business enterprises. Mr. Shackelton's resignation is not due to any disagreements with us on any of our operations, policies or practices. The company appreciates the positive contributions Mr. Shackelton has made during his service on the Board and wishes him continued success.
As a result of Mr. Shackelton's resignation, Mr. Dan S. Wilford has been appointed to the Audit Committee until his replacement is appointed. Mr. Wilford served as a member of the Audit Committee from 2013 to 2016.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|LHC GROUP, INC.|
|By:||/s/ Joshua L. Proffitt|
|Joshua L. Proffitt|
|Executive Vice President and Chief|
Dated: August 18, 2017