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Kindred urges Gentiva shareholders to vote for buyout offer

July 1 (Reuters) - Kindred Healthcare Inc on Tuesday urged Gentiva Health Services Inc shareholders to vote for its offer to buy the home healthcare service provider.

Gentiva's board on Monday rejected Kindred's offer, saying it significantly undervalued the company.

(Reporting by Shailesh Kuber; Editing by Saumyadeb Chakrabarty)