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Last $38.05 USD
Change Today +1.31 / 3.57%
Volume 383.1K
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Amedisys Inc. provides home health and hospice services including practical nursing services and physical and occupational therapy. The company’s services also comprise speech pathology, social work to help families address acute and chronic illnesses, home health aide services, and private duty services. Hospice services use a team made up of a physician, patient care manager, registered nurses, certified home health aides, social workers, a chaplain, a homemaker, and volunteers. As of Apr. 4, 2007, the company operated 261 Medicare-certified home health agencies and 14 Medicare-certified hospice agencies in 19 states. Amedisys was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Baton Rouge, La.

13,200 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/4/15
Founded in 1982

amedisys inc (AMED) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: --
Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $597.3K
Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Counse...
Total Annual Compensation: $250.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

amedisys inc (AMED) Key Developments

Amedisys Seeks Acquisition With New Credit Facility

Amedisys Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED) entered into a new $300 million secured credit facility. The proceeds from the facility will were used to pay off Amedisys' existing senior term loan and second lien term loan. The facility will be used for acquisitions and also deliver significant interest cost savings at current debt levels.

Amedisys Announces New $300 Million Senior Secured Credit Facility

Amedisys Inc. announced that on August 28, 2015, it entered into a new $300 million secured credit facility. It consists of a $100 million five-year amortizing Term Loan A and a $200 million Revolving Credit Facility. The new credit facility is with a group of banks led by Bank of America Merrill Lynch and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. as Joint Bookrunners and Joint Lead Arrangers and Fifth Third Bank and Citizens Bank, N.A. as Joint Lead Arrangers. Proceeds from the facility were used to pay off Amedisys’ existing senior term loan and second lien term loan. Amedisys will pay a call premium of $700,000 associated with the second lien term loan along with transaction fees that will be reflected in results for the third quarter of 2015. The initial pricing of this new credit facility will result in an interest rate reduction of approximately 600 basis points compared to the second lien term loan.

Amedisys Mulls Acquisitions

Amedisys Inc. (NasdaqGS:AMED) is seeking acquisitions. Paul Kusserow, Chief Executive Officer of Amedisys, said, “The company is looking at more than 200 candidates for acquisitions, joint ventures and other partnerships. Amedisys has compiled a long list of potential acquisition targets as it prepares for a shakeout in the highly fragmented home healthcare industry. The company is looking at deals in the range of $50 million and higher, as well as smaller tuck-in acquisitions, on both the home healthcare and hospice sides of its business.


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