LHC Group, Inc. (LHC Group) provides post-acute health care services to patients through its home nursing agencies, hospices and long-term acute care hospitals (LTACHs). As of December 31, 2012, through the Company's wholly- and majority-owned subsidiaries, equity joint ventures and controlled affiliates, the Company operated in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington. The Company operates in two segments: home-based services and facility-based services. In April 2014, it purchased two of BioScrip, Inc.'s operating subsidiaries, doing business as Deaconess HomeCare and Elk Valley Health Services. In April 2014, the Company acquired the assets of home health and hospice provider in the Certificate of Need state of West Virginia.