LHC Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides post-acute continuum of care primarily for Medicare beneficiaries in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Home-Based Services, Hospice Services, and Facility-Based Services. The Home-Based Services segment offers home nursing services, including wound care and dressing changes, cardiac rehabilitation, infusion therapy, pain management, pharmaceutical administration, skilled observation and assessment, patient education, physical, occupational and speech therapy, medically-oriented social services, and hospice care. The Hospice Services segment provides pain and symptom management accompanied by palliative medication, emotional and spiritual support, inpatient and respite care, homemaker services, dietary counseling, family bereavement counseling, and social worker visits. The Facility-Based Services segment operates long-term acute care hospitals that provide treatment for patients with severe medical conditions who require a high-level of care and frequent monitoring by physicians and other clinical personnel. The company also operates institutional pharmacy and family health center. As of December 31, 2014, it owned and/or operated 292 home-based service locations with 275 home nursing agency locations, 1 specialty agency, 13 community-based services agencies, and 3 home nursing agencies, as well as 38 hospice service locations. The company operates in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. LHC Group, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is based in Lafayette, Louisiana.