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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...
Capital Essence's Investment Blog- 錢途集團 » Page not found  May 28  Comment 
this market is still conditioned to buy the dips. Over the next few days, we look for the rally and retreat behaviors as S&P 2125 is tested as resistance. A sharp downside reversal from that level suggests that the market is at risk to a full...
TheStreet.com  May 28  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Here are two health care and two technology stocks to watch for continued momentum. AMED data by YCharts 1. Amedisys Amedisys , a home health and hospice care provider, has been in a rising channel since last June,...
Benzinga  May 27  Comment 
Analysts at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey upgraded Amedisys Inc (NASDAQ: AMED) from Neutral to Buy. The price target for Amedisys has been raised from $31.00 to $36.00. Amedisys shares have gained 98.98 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the...
Benzinga  May 27  Comment 
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...




 
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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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Cuts

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.

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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