Amedisys to Participate in Panel Discussion at the 2011 RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference

BATON ROUGE, La.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMED), a leading health care company, today announced that Michael D. Snow, Chief Operating Officer will participate in a corporate panel discussion entitled "The Opportunities and Challenges of Post-acute Providers in the Future World of Rebundled Reimbursement" at the 2011 RBC Capital Markets' Healthcare Conference in New York on Thursday, March 3, 2011. The panel discussion will begin at approximately 8:00 a.m. (ET). At 2:00 p.m. (ET) Mr. Snow will participate in a fireside chat with Frank Morgan of RBC Capital Markets discussing Amedisys.

The audio webcasts will be available through a link on our Investor Relations subpage at the following web address: http://www.amedisys.com/investors.

About Amedisys, Inc.

Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMED) is a leading health care company focused on bringing home the continuum of care. Amedisys delivers personalized health care services to patients and their families, in the comfort of patients’ homes, with approximately 10 million patient care and education encounters per year. Amedisys has two divisions, home health care and hospice. The Company’s state-of-the-art advanced chronic care management programs and leading-edge technology enables it to deliver quality care based upon the latest evidence-based best practices. Amedisys is a recognized innovator, being one of the first in the industry to equip its clinicians with point-of-care laptop technology and referring physicians with an internet portal that enables real-time coordination of patient care seamlessly. Amedisys also has the industry’s first-ever nationwide Care Transitions program. Amedisys Care Transitions is 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: www.amedisys.com.

Our company website address is www.amedisys.com. 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”).



CONTACT:

Amedisys, Inc.
Kevin B. LeBlanc, 225-299-3391
Director of Investor Relations
[email protected]

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