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    Amedisys Inc. (AMED)

    29.54 Up 0.57(1.97%) Dec 26, 4:00PM EST
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    Amedisys Inc.
    5959 South Sherwood Forest Boulevard
    Baton Rouge, LA 70816
    United States - Map
    Phone: 225-292-2031
    Website: http://www.amedisys.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Home Health Care
    Full Time Employees:14,300

    Business Summary 

    Amedisys, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides home health and hospice care services. It operates through two segments, Home Health and Hospice. The Home Health segment offers a range of services in the homes of individuals who may be recovering from an illness, injury, or surgery. This segment provides skilled nurses, nurse practitioners, home health aides, physical and occupational therapists, speech therapists, and medical social services; and chronic care clinical programs for patients with chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular, respiratory, diabetes, behavioral health, rehabilitative, and medical surgical conditions. The Hospice segment offers care that is designed to provide comfort and support for those who are facing a terminal illness, including heart disease, pulmonary disease, dementia, Alzheimer’s, HIV/AIDS, or cancer. As of December 31, 2013, it owned and operated 367 Medicare-certified home health care centers, 97 Medicare-certified hospice care centers, and 1 hospice inpatient units in 37 states within the United States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Amedisys Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Dec 1, 2014 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 10; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 2; Compensation: 4.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Ronald A. LaBorde , 57
    Interim Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director
    Mr. Jeffrey D. Jeter J.D., 42
    Chief Compliance Officer and Corp. Counsel
    Mr. David R. Bucey , 56
    Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec.
    Dr. Michael O. Fleming M.D., F.A.A.F.P, 63
    Chief Medical Officer
    Mr. Dale E. Redman , 66
    Interim Chief Financial Officer
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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