Amedisys Announces Appointment of Dale E. Redman as Interim Chief Financial Officer

  Amedisys Announces Appointment of Dale E. Redman as Interim Chief Financial
  Officer

Business Wire

BATON ROUGE, La. -- March 19, 2014

Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMED), one of America’s leading home health and
hospice care companies, today announced the appointment of Dale E. Redman to
the position of Interim Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Redman served as the
Company’s Chief Financial Officer from February 2007 through December 2011,
and retired from the Company as its Executive Vice President of Finance in
February 2012.

“We are quite fortunate that Dale has come out of retirement to serve as our
Chief Financial Officer,” said Ronald A. LaBorde, the Company’s President and
Interim Chief Executive Officer. “Dale’s five years of executive leadership
experience at Amedisys and nearly 40-year career in senior-level finance
positions made him the ideal candidate for this role. Dale knows our Company
and our industry very well, and he is respected by our Board, management team,
employees, and financial partners. We are all looking forward to working again
with Dale.”

As previously reported, the Amedisys Board of Directors has named Mr. LaBorde
Interim CEO while a national search for a permanent CEO is underway. The new
appointments of both Interim CEO Mr. LaBorde and Interim CFO Mr. Redman are
part of a focused strategy to grow and improve Amedisys as the leader in
health care at home.

About Amedisys:

Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMED) is a “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. For more information about Amedisys, please visit:
http://www.amedisys.com.

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BIO ATTACHED

Dale E. Redman

Interim Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Redman served as Amedisys’ Chief Financial Officer from February 2007
through December 2011, retiring as the Company’s Executive Vice President of
Finance in February 2012. Following his retirement from the Company until his
appointment as Interim Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Redman managed personal
investments. Prior to February 2007, Mr. Redman served as Managing Director at
Windward Capital Consulting, LLC, where he assisted businesses with capital
structure issues and provided management consulting services in support of
such companies’ growth strategies. Prior to April 1999, he was the Executive
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of United Companies Financial
Corporation, which was a publicly-traded home mortgage and home equity lender
based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He graduated from Louisiana State University
with a Masters Degree in Accounting.

Contact:

Amedisys, Inc.
Media Relations:
Shannon McIntyre Hooper, 615-577-1124
smh@thinkrevivehealth.com
or
Investor Relations:
David Castille, 225-299-3665
Director - Treasury/Finance
david.castille@amedisys.com
 
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