Amedisys Inc.

Future Leader: Nick Muscato, Amedisys Senior Vice President of Finance

The Future Leaders Awards program is brought to you in partnership with PointClickCare. The program is designed to recognize up-and-coming industry members who are shaping the next decade of senior housing, skilled nursing, home health and hospice care. To see this year’s future leaders, visit https://futureleaders.agingmedia.com/. Nick Muscato, senior vice president of finance at Baton …

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Looking to Build Market Share, Amedisys Rolls Out SNF-at-Home Pilot Program

Amedisys Inc. (Nasdaq: AMED) hasn’t been shy about the company’s plans to gain an even larger share of business from other post-acute care operators. With that in mind, the company has been focused on setting up shop in the SNF-at-home space, pairing skilled home health care with non-medical personal care services. Those efforts have now …

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Amedisys Hunts Future Gains with SNF-at-Home, Predictive-Staffing Investments

Amedisys Inc. (Nasdaq: AMED) was able to grow in 2020 amid unprecedented turmoil. Its executives are now bullish on where the company stands among its peers at the back half of the COVID-19 crisis. To keep the momentum going, too, Amedsys is investing significant energy and focus into improving staffing moving forward. “We generally try …

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The Top 10 Largest Home Health, Hospice Providers in 2020

Kindred at Home remained at the top of the home health care mountain in 2020, checking in as the largest provider in the country, according to the latest annual ranking from LexisNexis Risk Solutions. Kindred specifically captured nearly 6% of the national market share last year. Kindred at Home is part of Humana Inc. (NYSE: …

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Amedisys Adds New Board Member; UVMHN Tabs New President

Samuels joins the Amedisys board Amedisys Inc. (Nasdaq: AMED) has named Ivanetta Davis Samuels to its board of directors. She became officially active in her role on Dec. 15. “I am excited to welcome Ivanetta and her vast leadership experience to our Board of Directors,” Amedisys CEO and President Paul Kusserow said in a statement. …

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Amedisys Lands Infusion Partnership with Option Care Health to Keep COVID-19 Patients Out of the Hospital

Amedisys Inc. (Nasdaq: AMED) is leveraging its staff and expertise to deliver infusion services to COVID-19 patients — wherever they may live. The Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based home health, hospice and personal care services provider announced on Tuesday that it has partnered with Option Care Health Inc. (Nasdaq: OPCH), the largest independent home- and alternate-site infusion …

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Amedisys Makes Progress on SNF-at-Home Model, Anticipates Positive 2021 Operating Environment

When there are challenges in any industry, the organizations that hurdle them quickly and efficiently end up gaining an advantage. Amedisys Inc. (Nasdaq:AMED) feels like it has done that. After a census bounce-back from COVID-19, a successful transition to the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) and an identification of new ways to accelerate its home health …

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Amedisys Expands Personal Care Network Through New Partnership with BrightStar Care

One of the largest home care franchises in the country is teaming up with one of the nation’s largest home health providers. Chicago-based BrightStar Care signed a care coordination agreement with Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based Amedisys Inc. (Nasdaq: AMED), adding BrightStar’s agencies to Amedisys’ personal care network. The personal care network’s goal is to facilitate care …

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‘Cautiously Optimistic’: Home Health Insiders Believe M&A Will Pick Up in Late 2020

M&A has been quiet in home health care for the most part, mostly due to the implementation of the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) and the COVID-19 virus. Each has created uncertainty, though it was the former that kicked off the quiet M&A environment starting last year. PDGM put a halt to a lot of activity …

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