Reuters  Aug 25  Comment 
Amedisys Inc has compiled a long list of potential acquisition targets as it prepares for a shakeout in the highly fragmented home healthcare industry, its chief executive said Tuesday.
newratings.com  Jul 29  Comment 
WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - Amedisys Inc. (AMED), a leading home health and hospice company, reported that its second-quarter 2015 net income attributable to the company rose to $10.64 million or $0.32 per share from $7.62 million or $0.23 per share in...
TheStreet.com  Jul 24  Comment 
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) --  Shares of home health and hospice-care provider Amedisys are up over 50% so far in 2015. The surge in the stock is a matter of better management in the face of a changing industry, said CEO Paul Kusserow. "The great...
Benzinga  Jun 9  Comment 
Analysts at RBC Capital upgraded Eclipse Resources Corp (NYSE: ECR) from Sector Perform to Outperform. The price target for Eclipse Resources has been lowered from $10.00 to $9.00. Eclipse Resources' shares closed at $5.82 yesterday. BMO Capital...
Benzinga  Jun 9  Comment 
Analysts at Deutsche Bank upgraded Amedisys Inc (NASDAQ: AMED) from Hold to Buy. The price target for Amedisys has been raised from $28.00 to $41.00. Amedisys shares have gained 142.41 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index...


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.


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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US Federal Subsidies


Due to persistent high Federal spending, deficits, and debt, efforts have been made to reduce wasteful subsidization by intent even though legitimate expenditures may have also been reduced. These Federal legislations are more uncommon than not and have not been repeated recently.


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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