Amedisys, Inc. (Amedisys) is a health care at home company. Amedisys delivers home health and hospice care to more than 360,000 patients each year. The Company has care network across 34 states. As of December 31, 2014, it owned and operated 316 Medicare-certified home health care centers and 80 Medicare-certified hospice care centers. The Company operates through two segments: home health and hospice. The Company’s home health segment delivers a range of services in the homes of individuals who may be recovering from surgery, have a chronic disability or terminal illness or need assistance with the essential activities of daily living. The Company’s hospice segment provides palliative care and comfort to terminally ill patients and their families.