TYLER, TexasApril 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Choice Homecare of Texas, LLC (“Choice”), a home health, rehabilitation, and hospice provider based in Tyler, Texas, announced that it has acquired Legacy Hospice. Legacy Hospice is a provider of hospice services with offices in Tyler and Sulphur Springs, Texas. Art Taucher, a founder, owner, and the CFO of Legacy Hospice, will be joining the Choice team and taking a leadership role focused on the continued expansion of the hospice service line for the multifaceted healthcare company.

As a leading provider of home health and hospice services, Choice offers skilled nursing, therapy services, and both physical and spiritual end of life care. The transaction marks Choice’s fifth acquisition since Jan. 1, 2018, and continues the company’s expansion of home health and hospice services across Texas.

The announcement was made by David Jackson, the President and CEO of Choice. “Legacy brings with it a tradition of service excellence that is a great fit for the culture of our company,” said Mr. Jackson. “We feel very positive about the direction of post-acute care. This transaction, coupled with our activity in 2018, will allow for significant expansion of services and coverage for our patients and customers.”

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