Amedisys Announces Fourth Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Date

Amedisys Announces Fourth Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Date

<0> Amedisys, Inc.David Castille, 225-299-3391Director, Treasury/Finance </0>

Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMED), one of America’s leading home health and hospice care companies, announced today that it will host a conference call to discuss results for the fourth quarter ended on December 31, 2013 on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time). The Company will issue its quarterly earnings release prior to hosting the conference call.

To participate on the conference call, please call a few minutes before 10:00 a.m. ET to either (877) 512-9171 (Toll free) or (815) 573-0979, use conference ID #40243209. A replay of the conference call will be available through March 19, 2014. The replay dial in number is (855) 859-2056 (Toll free) or (404) 537-3406 (Toll) and use conference ID #40243209.

A live webcast of the call will be accessible through our website on our Investor Relations section at the following web address: .

Amedisys, Inc. (the “Company”) is headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and our common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol “AMED”.

Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMED) is a leading health care at home company delivering personalized home health and hospice care to more than 360,000 patients each year. More than 2,200 hospitals and 61,900 physicians nationwide have chosen Amedisys as a partner in post-acute care. Amedisys is focused on delivering the care that is best for our patients, whether that is home-based recovery and rehabilitation after an operation or injury, care focused on empowering them to manage a chronic disease, palliative care for those with a terminal illness, or hospice care at the end of life. Amedisys also has the industry's first-ever nationwide Care Transitions program, designed to reduce unnecessary hospital readmissions through patient and caregiver health coaching and care coordination, which starts in the hospital and continues throughout completion of the patient's home health plan of care. For more information about the Company, please visit: .

Our company website address is . We use our website as a channel of distribution for important company information. Important information, including press releases, analyst presentations and financial information regarding the Company is routinely posted on and accessible on the "Investor Relations" subpage of our website, which is accessible by clicking on the tab labeled "Investors" on our website home page. We will also use our website to expedite public access to time-critical information regarding the Company in advance of or in lieu of distributing a press release or a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") disclosing the same information. In addition, we make available on the Investor Relations subpage of our website (under the link "SEC filings") free of charge our annual reports on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, current reports on Form 8-K, ownership reports on Forms 3, 4 and 5 and any amendments to those reports as soon as practicable after we electronically file such reports with the SEC. Further, copies of our Certificate of Incorporation and Bylaws, our Code of Ethical Business Conduct and the charters for the Audit, Compensation and Nominating and Governance Committees of our Board are also available on the Investor Relations subpage of our website (under the link "Corporate Governance").

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