Bill to Boost Home Health Over Nursing Homes Fails in Louisiana

A bill in Louisiana that would have shifted more patients toward home health care services has failed, The Advocate reported. The state’s Senate Health and Welfare committee rejected legislation that would have lifted some of the cost burden off institutional care in the state toward more access to in-home care services. Compared to most other […]

Amedisys in Crisis Management After Louisiana Flooding

Following the death of founder of Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based Amedisys Inc. (Nasdaq: AMED) last week, the company is helping its staff and patients get through another set of challenges in the aftermath of Louisiana’s biggest natural disaster since Hurricane Katrina. Torrential rain and devastating flooding in the state have killed at least 13 people and affected 40,000 homes. […]