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IN HOME HEALTH, INC. ACQUIRES ACCENT ON CARE HOME HEALTH SERVICES, LTD. OF DALLAS; ENTERS NATION'S 9TH LARGEST METROPOLITAN MARKET

 MINNETONKA, Minn., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- In Home Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: IHHI) has acquired Accent on Care Home Health Services, Ltd. of Dallas, it was announced today by Judy M. Figge, president and chief executive officer of In Home Health. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
 "The Accent on Care acquisition expands In Home Health's Texas operations to include the two largest markets in that state and the ninth and tenth largest metropolitan areas nationwide, Dallas and Houston," Ms. Figge said. "The growth we have experienced in the Houston market since June 1992 has been tremendous. We expect Dallas to be as exciting." The Dallas office will operate under the name Home Health Plus.
 Carolyn Kelley, RN, BSN, the principal of Accent on Care, will be the branch general manager of the Dallas operation. "We are pleased that Ms. Kelley and the members of her dedicated staff have agreed to join us, and we look forward to a mutually beneficial association," Ms. Figge said.
 Ms. Kelley commented: "My associates and I are pleased to be affiliated with the In Home Health network and with the opportunities it will afford our Dallas operation. Joining In Home Health, with its emphasis on delivering quality care, education and training, and the chance to become an integral part of a growing nationwide network of home health care providers, is very challenging. I really look forward to growing Dallas into a major market for In Home Health."
 In addition to Dallas and Houston, In Home Health also has operations in 13 other major U.S. markets: Phoenix, Ariz.; Los Angeles and San Francisco, Calif.; Denver, Colo.; Chicago, Ill.; Detroit, Mich.; Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn.; Kansas City and St. Louis, Mo.; Raleigh- Durham, N.C.; Cincinnati, Ohio; Pittsburgh, Pa.; and Seattle, Wash. The company also operates infusion pharmacies in Chicago, Cincinnati, Denver, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Phoenix, St. Louis, San Francisco and Seattle.
 In Home Health provides comprehensive quality health care to people of all ages in their own homes. Home care is one of the fastest growing segments of the health care industry, currently estimated at $16 billion annually in the United States and expected to grow to $36 billion by the mid-1990s.
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 /CONTACT: Kenneth J. Figge, chief financial officer of In Home Health, 612-449-7500/
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CO: In Home Health, Inc.; Accent on Care Home Health Services, Ltd. ST: Minnesota, Texas IN: HEA SU: TNM

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