Encompass Home Health and Hospice, already one of the largest home health providers nationally, now is entering Illinois for the first time by acquiring VNA Healthtrends.

Based in Des Plaines—about 20 miles northwest of downtown Chicago—VNA Healthtrends serves markets in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, and Arizona. The Michigan locations were not part of the sale, Encompass Chief Strategy Officer Luke James told Home Health Care News.

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