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LHC Group to Present at Baird 2018 Global Healthcare Conference


Group, Inc
. (NASDAQ:LHCG) announced today that Keith G. Myers, the
Company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the
Baird 2018 Global Healthcare Conference in New York on Wednesday,
September 5, 2018.

The presentation will begin at 11:25am Eastern time. To access the live webcast
of LHC Group's presentation, listeners should go to the Investor
section of the Company's website,,
approximately 15 minutes prior to the event to register and download any
necessary software. For those unable to listen to the live broadcast, a
replay will be available for 90 days on the Company's website.

About LHC Group, Inc.

Group, Inc.
is a national provider of in-home healthcare services
and innovations, providing quality, value-based healthcare to patients
primarily within the comfort and privacy of their home or place of
residence. LHC Group's services cover a wide range of healthcare needs
for patients and families dealing with illness, injury, or chronic
conditions. The company's approximately 30,000 employees deliver home
health, hospice, home and community based services, and facility-based
care from more than 780 locations in communities in 36 states. Through
its healthcare innovations business, LHC Group drives increased
utilization of home healthcare and enhances patient and caregiver
engagement. LHC Group is the preferred in-home healthcare partner for 76
health systems, consisting of 337 leading hospitals around the country.

Forward-looking Statements

This press release contains "forward-looking statements" (as defined in
the Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995) regarding, among other
things, future events or the future financial performance of the
Company, or anticipated benefits of the transaction. Words such as
"anticipate," "expect," "project," "intend," "believe," "will,"
"estimates," "may," "could," "should" and words and terms of similar
substance used in connection with any discussion of future plans,
actions or events identify forward-looking statements. Forward-looking
statements contained in this press release include, but are not limited
to: our 2018 revenue and earnings guidance, statements about the
benefits of the merger, including anticipated earnings accretion,
synergies and cost savings and the timing thereof; the Company's plans,
objectives, expectations, projections and intentions; and other
statements relating to the transaction that are not historical facts.
Forward-looking statements are based on information currently available
to the Company and involve estimates, expectations and projections.
Investors are cautioned that all such forward-looking statements are
subject to risks and uncertainties, and important factors could cause
actual events or results to differ materially from those indicated by
such forward-looking statements. With respect to the merger, these
risks, uncertainties and factors include, but are not limited to: the
risk that the businesses will not be integrated successfully; the risk
that the cost savings, synergies and growth from the transaction may not
be fully realized or may take longer to realize than expected; the
diversion of management time on integration-related issues; and the risk
that costs associated with the integration of the businesses are higher
than anticipated. With respect to the Company's businesses, these risks,
uncertainties and factors include, but are not limited to: changes in,
or failure to comply with, existing government regulations that impact
the Company's businesses; legislative proposals for healthcare reform;
the impact of changes in future interpretations of fraud, anti-kickback,
or other laws; changes in Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement levels;
changes in laws and regulations with respect to Accountable Care
Organizations; changes in the marketplace and regulatory environment for
Health Risk Assessments; decrease in demand for the Company's services;
the potential impact of the transaction on relationships with customers,
joint venture and other partners, competitors, management and other
employees, including the loss of significant contracts or reduction in
revenues associated with major payor sources; ability of customers to
pay for services; risks related to any current or future litigation
proceedings; potential audits and investigations by government and
regulatory agencies, including the impact of any negative publicity or
litigation; the ability to attract new customers and retain existing
customers in the manner anticipated; the ability to hire and retain key
personnel; increased competition from other entities offering similar
services as offered by the Company; reliance on and integration of
information technology systems; ability to protect intellectual property
rights; impact of security breaches, cyber-attacks or fraudulent
activity on the Company's reputation; the risks associated with
assumptions the parties make in connection with the parties' critical
accounting estimates and legal proceedings; the risks associated with
the Company's expansion strategy, the successful integration of recent
acquisitions, and if necessary, the ability to relocate or restructure
current facilities; and the potential impact of an economic downturn or
effects of tax assessments or tax positions taken, risks related to
goodwill and other intangible asset impairment, tax adjustments,
anticipated tax rates, benefit or retirement plan costs, or other
regulatory compliance costs.

Many of these risks, uncertainties and assumptions are beyond the
Company's ability to control or predict. Because of these risks,
uncertainties and assumptions, you should not place undue reliance on
these forward-looking statements. Furthermore, forward-looking
statements speak only as of the information currently available to the
Company on the date they are made, and the Company does not undertake
any obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking
statements to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the
date of this press release. The Company does not give any assurance
(1) that the Company will achieve its guidance or expectations, or
(2) concerning any result or the timing thereof. All subsequent written
and oral forward-looking statements concerning the transaction or other
matters and attributable to the Company or any person acting on their
behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by the cautionary
statements above.

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