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Louisiana company buying Deaconess HomeCare

FLOWOOD — LHC Group Inc., a national provider of home health, hospice and comprehensive post-acute health care services based in Lafayette, La., has signed a definitive stock purchase agreement with BioScrip Inc. to purchase two of its operating subsidiaries, doing business as Deaconess HomeCare and Elk Valley Health Services, for $60 million. The transaction will add 33 locations in five states, ...

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Study finds in-home care costs continuing to spiral

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — In its 10th year, the Genworth 2013 Cost of Care Survey shows the cost to receive care at home in Mississippi through a home health aide increased over the past five years. On a national level, the survey shows a dramatic increase in facility-based care such as an assisted living facility or nursing home, while the cost ...

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State's home care costs among lowest in U.S.

According to Genworth’s 2010 Cost of Care Survey, home care costs, as well as costs of other long-term care services, are lower in Mississippi than they are nationally. The median annual rate for home care costs in Mississippi is $36,608 statewide, 16 percent lower than the median annual rate of $43,472 nationally. Mississippi is the fourth most affordable state for ...

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