LHC Group to buy two more home health firms

Lafayette-based home health firm LHC Group Inc. has acquired one West Virginia home health and hospice company and signed a deal to acquire another in North Carolina.

LHC did not disclose the price for the two agencies: St. Joseph Hospital Home Health and Hospice in Buckhannon, W. Va., and Professional Nursing Services near Raleigh, N.C.

Professional Nursing Services

The combined annual revenue for the two agencies is $2 million.

St. Joseph services seven counties in West Virginia for home health and six for hospice.

The Professional Nursing Services provides home health care in nine counties and four for nursing services.