On August 1, 2016, Kindred Healthcare, Inc. completed the acquisition of the home health care operations previously operated by the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH). Kindred acquired ADH licenses to provide home health, hospice, and personal care services throughout the state of Arkansas for approximately $39 million. Kindred acquired home health and personal care licenses for 69 counties and hospice licenses for 42 counties. As part of the agreement, Kindred agreed to retain all current ADH employees at the county offices, and agreed to serve all current patients upon the individual’s consent. Including the home health and hospice services . . .