BATON ROUGE, La., May 3, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMED), a leading provider of high-quality home health, hospice, and personal care, has completed the acquisition of regulatory assets that the companies intend to use Performing home health care surgeries in Randolph County, NC

Under the agreement, Amedisys acquires the right to provide certified home health services in and around Randolph County, NC, within 50 miles, including Montgomery County. Amedisys will open a start-up patient care center in the newly acquired service area that will provide access to 31,000 Medicare and Medicare Advantage subscribers.

“We are honored to be able to offer our compassionate, clinically diverse care to more patients in more locations,” said Teonie Aurelio, president of Home Health. “Expanding our presence in this key market will further establish Amedisys as America’s solution to aging.”

Amedisys is the second largest home health care provider in the United States with 320 locations in 33 states and the District of Columbia.

About Amedisys:
Amedisys, Inc. is a leading home healthcare company providing personalized home health, hospice, and personal care. Amedisys is focused on providing the best care for our patients, whether it is home personal hygiene. Recovery and rehabilitation after surgery or injury; Nursing focused on empowering her to deal with a chronic illness. or end-of-life hospice care. Over 2,900 hospitals and 78,000 doctors across the country have selected Amedisys as their partner for post-acute care. Amedisys was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Baton Rouge, LA with an office in Nashville, TN. Amedisys is a publicly traded company. With approximately 21,000 employees in 514 care centers in 39 states and the District of Columbia, Amedisys strives to provide the highest quality of care to more than 418,000 patients and customers in need each year. Further information about the company can be found at: www.amedisys.com.

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