updated 3/7/2011 8:16:08 AM ET 2011-03-07T13:16:08

LAKE FOREST, Calif., March 7, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Apria Healthcare Group Inc. today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Apria Healthcare, Inc. ("AHI") has completed its asset acquisition of Praxair, Inc.'s (NYSE:PX) United States homecare business, which provided home respiratory services, home medical equipment and enteral nutrition therapies through a network of more than 80 branches across the country.

Apria provides home respiratory therapy, home infusion therapy and home medical equipment services through approximately 500 locations in the United States. With over $2 billion in annual revenues, it is one of the nation's leading home healthcare companies. For more information, visit www.apria.com or www.coramhc.com .

This release may contain statements regarding anticipated future developments that are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Results may differ materially as a result of the risk factors included in Apria's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and other factors over which the company has no control.

CONTACT: Chris A. Karkenny
         Chief Financial Officer

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