Chemed To Report First-Quarter 2013 Earnings April 18, Related Conference Call To Be Held On April 19

  Chemed To Report First-Quarter 2013 Earnings April 18, Related Conference
  Call To Be Held On April 19

Business Wire

CINCINNATI -- April 5, 2013

Chemed Corporation (NYSE:CHE) today announced that it will release financial
results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013, on Thursday, April 18,
2013, at approximately 4 p.m., ET.

Chemed will host a conference call and webcast at 10 a.m., ET, on Friday,
April 19, 2013, to discuss the company's quarterly results and to provide an
update on its business.

The dial-in number for the conference call is 866-953-6856 for U.S. and
Canadian participants and 617-399-3480 for international participants. The
participant passcode is 15147522. A live webcast of the call can be accessed
on Chemed's website at www.chemed.com by clicking on Investor Relations Home.

A taped replay of the conference call will be available beginning
approximately two hours after the call's conclusion. It can be accessed by
dialing 888-286-8010 for U.S. and Canadian callers and 617-801-6888 for
international callers and will be available for one week following the live
call. The replay passcode is 68047307. An archived webcast will also be
available at www.chemed.com.

Listed on the New York Stock Exchange and headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio,
Chemed Corporation (www.chemed.com) operates two wholly owned subsidiaries:
VITAS Healthcare and Roto-Rooter. VITAS is the nation's largest provider of
end-of-life hospice care and Roto-Rooter is the nation’s leading provider of
plumbing and drain cleaning services.

Statements in this press release or in other Chemed communications may relate
to future events or Chemed's future performance. Such statements are
forward-looking statements and are based on present information Chemed has
related to its existing business circumstances. Investors are cautioned that
such forward-looking statements are subject to inherent risk and that actual
results may differ materially from such forward-looking statements. Further,
investors are cautioned that Chemed does not assume any obligation to update
forward-looking statements based on unanticipated events or changed
expectations.

Contact:

Chemed Corporation
David P. Williams, 513-762-6901