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Amedisys in the News
In the wake of a final rule issuance on emergency preparedness from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), home health care companies were tested Friday as Hurricane Matthew barreled down on the United States.
When unprecedented flooding hit Louisiana last month, Paul Kusserow, CEO of Baton Rouge-based Amedisys Inc., had to consider the safety of both staff and fragile clients. The disaster claimed the life of the home health care company’s founder, left almost a quarter of the company’s 400 corporate employees with flooded homes and property, and put at risk the firm’s local hospice patients.
One of the nation’s largest home health care providers, Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based Amedisys Inc. has hired Susan Sender, RN, as chief clinical officer and senior vice president.
When it comes to some of the major recent programs rolled out by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), including star ratings and pre-claim audits, the leader of one of the nation’s largest home health providers is projecting confidence.
After a long hiatus from dealmaking, home health giant Amedisys is pursuing acquisitions again to expand geographically and add personal-care services to its traditional skilled-nursing offerings.
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