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newratings.com  Apr 29  Comment 
WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - Amedisys, Inc. (AMED), a leading home health and hospice company, reported a first-quarter loss from continuing operations of $34.8 million or $1.07 per share, compared to a loss of $12.2 million or $0.38 per share, prior...
Benzinga  Mar 4  Comment 
Amedisys Inc. (NASDAQ: AMED) reported a profit in the fourth quarter on Wednesday. The Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based company reported quarterly net income from continuing operations of $9.1 million, or $0.28 per share, versus net loss from...
TheStreet.com  Jan 15  Comment 
After shedding underperforming care centers, home healthcare services provider Amedisys Inc. is aiming to make tuck-in acquisitions this year, according to newly appointed CEO Paul Kusserow. Speaking on the sidelines of the JP Morgan...
TheStreet.com  Oct 31  Comment 
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newratings.com  Oct 29  Comment 
WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - Amedisys, Inc. (AMED) reported net income for the third quarter of $8.4 million or $0.26 per share, compared to a net loss of $91.1 million or $2.89 per share for the year-ago quarter. Excluding items, adjusted net income...
SeekingAlpha  Jul 31  Comment 
Hickey and Walters (Bespoke) submit: This morning's batch of earnings reports put us over the 1,000-report mark for the current earnings season. So far this season, the average stock that has reported has gained 0.02% on the day of its report,...




 
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Amedisys, Inc. provides home health and hospice services to the chronic, co-morbid, and aging American population. As of December 31, 2010, the company owned and operated 486 Medicare-certified home health agencies and 67 Medicare-certified hospice agencies in 45 states within the United States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Amedisys, Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Home Health Care

The company’s home care services include skilled nursing, home health aides, physical and occupational therapy, speech therapy, and medical social workers; and specialized nursing programs, such as cardiac, diabetes, pain management, wound care, infusion therapy, oncology, and psychiatric services. It also provides a portfolio of chronic care clinical programs designed from evidence-based best practices for patients with chronic diseases.

Hospice

The company’s hospice care team includes patient and family, attending physician, hospice physician, nurses, social workers, home health aides, volunteers, bereavement counselors, and spiritual counselors, as well as physical, speech, and occupational therapists. It provides hospice services to individuals with a terminal illness, such as heart disease, pulmonary disease, dementia, Alzheimer’s, HIV/AIDS, or cancer.

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Obamacare

Seemingly due to the enormous length of the legislation, the full extent of the effects of it are not yet fully known; nevertheless, Federal spending on healthcare is the largest percentage by far and has maintained a steady rate of increase.

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