Joshua L. Proffitt

President at LHC Group, Inc.

Joshua L. Proffitt

Joshua L. Proffitt

President at LHC Group, Inc.

Biography

Presently, Joshua L. Proffitt occupies the position of President of LHC Group, Inc. He is also Member of State Bar of Georgia, Member of The Order of the Coif and Member of Health Care Compliance Association. In the past he was Member-Healthcare Practice Group at Alston & Bird LLP. Joshua L. Proffitt received an undergraduate degree from the University of Kentucky and a graduate degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law.

Overview
Career Highlights

LHC Group, Inc.

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842

Number of Boards

1

Birthday

1978

Age

42

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Co-Founder at LHC Group, Inc.

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Former Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Compliance Officer at LHC Group, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at Omni Home Health Services LLC

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Manager at Duperier Avenue Investors LLC

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Founder & Managing Partner at The Catalyst Group, Inc.

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Managing Partner at Goldberg & Simpson PSC

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Founder at Springstone, Inc.

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Chief Operating Officer at The American Red Cross

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Senior Vice President & Chief Compliance Officer at LHC Group, Inc.

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Chief Clinical Officer & Executive Vice President at LHC Group, Inc.

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Joshua L. Proffitt
President at LHC Group, Inc.
Education
Law Degree
Class of 2002

The College of Law is a college of the University of Kentucky. Founded initially from a law program at Transylvania University in 1799, the law program at UK began operations in 1908; it was one of the nation's first public law schools. In 1913, the college became the first in the nation to institute a trial practice program, and is host to the tenth-oldest student-run law review publication in the United States. As noted, the UK College of Law began operations in 1908. It was housed in a structure now known as the Gillis Building from 1927 to 1936. In 1936, the College moved into the newly built Lafferty Hall. Lafferty Hall was named after William T. Lafferty, the first dean of the College of Law. The College of Law again relocated to its current building located on South Limestone in 1965. In 1913, the College began publication of the Kentucky Law Journal. The KLJ is the tenth-oldest student-run law journal in continuous publication in America. In 1925, the College was approved by the American Bar Association and was elected to the Order of the Coif in 1931.

Bachelor of Science-Accounting, summa cum laude
Class of 1999

The University of Kentucky is a public, land grant university dedicated to improving people's lives through excellence in education, research and creative work, service, and health care. As Kentucky's flagship institution, the University plays a critical leadership role by promoting diversity, inclusion, economic development, and human well-being. The University of Kentucky is guided by its core values: Integrity, Excellence, Mutual respect and human dignity, Diversity and inclusion, Academic freedom, Personal and institutional responsibility and accountability, Shared governance, A sense of community, Work-life sensitivity, Civic engagement and Social responsibility.

Memberships
Member
Current

The State Bar of Georgia exists to foster among the members of the Bar of this state the principles of duty and service to the public; to improve the administration of justice; and to advance the science of law. All persons authorized to practice law in this state are required to be members. The Bar has strict codes of ethics and discipline that are enforced by the Supreme Court of Georgia through the State Bar's Office of the General Counsel. Membership dues and other contributions help the Bar provide programs that are mutually beneficial to its members and the general public.

Member
Current

The Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) serves compliance professionals throughout the healthcare field. Our members include compliance officers and staff from a wide range of organizations, including hospitals, research facilities, clinics and technology service providers. HCCA is a member-based, non-profit organization.

Career History
President
2008 - Current

LHC Group, Inc. provides post-acute health care services to patients through its home nursing agencies, hospices and long-term acute care hospitals. The company operates through the following business segments: Home Health Services, Hospice Services, Home & Community-Based Services, Facility-Based Services and Healthcare Innovations. The Home Health segment offers a wide range of services, including skilled nursing, private duty nursing, physical, occupational and speech therapy, medically-oriented social services and hospice care. The Hospice Services segment offer a wide range of services, including pain and symptom management, emotional and spiritual support, inpatient and respite care, homemaker services, and counseling. The Home & Community-Based Services segment are performed by paraprofessional personnel, and include assistance to the elderly, chronically ill, and disabled patients with activities of daily living. The Facility Based Services segment includes long-term acute care hospitals treats patients with severe medical conditions who require a high-level of care and frequent monitoring by physicians and other clinical personnel by operating an institutional pharmacy, which focuses on providing a full array of services to long term acute care hospitals. The Healthcare Innovations segment reports on developmental activities outside its other business segments, which provides primary medical care for patients with chronic and acute illnesses who have difficulty traveling to a doctor's office. LHC Group was founded by Keith G. Myers in September 1994 and is headquartered in Lafayette, LA.

Member-Healthcare Practice Group
2002 - 2008

Alston & Bird LLP is engaged in the provision of legal advisory services. The firm offers services in the areas of bankruptcy, labor and employment, real estate, and tax. The company was founded in 1893 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

Transactions
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LHC Group, Inc. purchases Bioscrip, Inc. /Subsidiaries (2) from BioScrip, Inc.

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LHC Group, Inc. purchases Addus Homecare Corp. /Home Health Division from Addus HomeCare Corp.

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