New Webinar Educates Physicians on Home Health Benefits and Eligibility

  New Webinar Educates Physicians on Home Health Benefits and Eligibility

 Amedisys and Antidote Education Company provide continuing education credits
  for doctors to learn more about how home health care improves outcomes and
                                 saves money

Business Wire

BATON ROUGE, La. -- March 19, 2013

Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMED) and Antidote Education Company have teamed up to
present “Health Care at Home” – a webinar that will provide insights on the
benefits of home health care and the eligibility requirements necessary for a
patient to receive clinical services in the comfort of home.

This webinar offers continuing education credits and will educate on the
benefits of home health care in preventing unnecessary re-hospitalizations,
reducing health care spending and improving patient outcomes.

Amedisys Chief Medical Officer Dr. Michael Fleming and Chief Clinical Officer
Kate Jones present the webinar, moderated by Chief Medical Director Kevin
Henning. For more information, access the course at Antidote’s website at
http://www.antidotecme.com/homehealth. You can also learn more about the
benefits of home health care at this blog post.

About Amedisys

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. 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. 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, 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: http://www.amedisys.com.

Contact:

Amedisys, Inc.
Kendra Kimmons, 225-299-3720
Marketing & Communications
kendra.kimmons@amedisys.com