LHC Group Announces Completion of SEC Investigation
LAFAYETTE, La., Dec. 4, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LHC Group Inc. (Nasdaq: LHCG), a national provider of post-acute care, has been advised by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that the commission's investigation into the company's participation in the Medicare Home Health Prospective Payment System has been completed and that the SEC staff does not intend to recommend any enforcement action by the commission.
LHC Group previously reported the existence of this investigation in July 2010.
About LHC Group Inc.
LHC Group Inc. is a national provider of post-acute care, providing quality, cost-effective health care to patients within the comfort and privacy of their home or place of residence. LHC Group provides a comprehensive array of post-acute healthcare services through home health, hospice and private duty locations in its home-based division and long-term acute care hospitals in its facility-based division.
Certain matters discussed in this press release constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, such as statements about the Company's future financial performance and the strength of the Company's operations. Such forward-looking statements may be identified by words such as "continue," "expect," and similar expressions. Forward-looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, including changes in reimbursement, changes in government regulations, changes in LHC Group's relationships with referral sources, increased competition for LHC Group's services, increased competition for joint venture and acquisition candidates, changes in the interpretation of government regulations, and other risks set forth in Item 1A. Risk Factors in LHC Group's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. LHC Group undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.