Encompass Health Corporation Will Locate to Pasco County and Invest $15 Million

December 10, 2019

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Today the Pasco County Board of County Commissioners approved an incentive package to support the relocation

PASCO COUNTY, FLORIDA (December 10, 2019) — Encompass Health Corporation (NYSE: EHC) expects to purchase nearly six acres in the Bexley Community off of State Road 54 in Land O’ Lakes. The company will bring 179 new jobs, and plans to build a 37,000 square foot facility to house its Central Business Office which provides medical billing and collections services to Encompass Health hospitals in 25 states and Puerto Rico.

“This is another great testament to the local workforce,” said Bill Cronin, Pasco EDC President and CEO. “Encompass Health saw the value in their current workforce, and that Pasco could provide the appropriate talent pool for their future needs, we look forward to their continued growth and cultivating our relationship with them.”

Encompass Health is a national leader in integrated healthcare services, and offers both facility-based and home-based patient care through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies and hospice agencies. Nationally, the company footprint includes 133 hospitals, 245 home health locations, and 82 hospice locations in 37 states and Puerto Rico. Encompass Health was ranked as one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2019.

“Encompass Health is excited about relocating our Central Business Office to Pasco County. Our new facility will be tailored to meet our growing team’s needs and will offer new amenities for our employees,” said Diana Daerr, director of Encompass Health’s Central Business Office. “We appreciate the help of the Pasco County Board of County Commissioners for their support of our project and are excited to become part of the Bexley community.”

“We warmly welcome Encompass Health to Pasco County!” said Pasco County Commissioner, Mike Wells. “Having a publicly-traded leader in healthcare investing in our community is a great addition to our growing list of life science companies and I’m glad we were able to assist the company; they’re bringing a lot of good jobs to Pasco.”

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