SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
DATE OF REPORT (DATE OF EARLIEST EVENT REPORTED): OCTOBER 24, 2017
Commission File Number: 0-24260
(Exact Name of Registrant as specified in its Charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
3854 American Way, Suite A, Baton Rouge, LA 70816
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(225) 292-2031 or (800) 467-2662
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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SECTION 2 FINANCIAL INFORMATION
ITEM 2.02. RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION
On October 24, 2017, Amedisys, Inc. (we, us, our or the Company) issued a press release previewing our financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2017. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
The information presented in Item 2.02 of this Current Report on Form 8-K and Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, unless we specifically state that the information is to be considered filed under the Exchange Act or specifically incorporate it by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the Securities Act), or the Exchange Act.
SECTION 5 CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT
ITEM 5.02. DEPARTURE OF DIRECTORS OR CERTAIN OFFICERS; ELECTION OF DIRECTORS; APPOINTMENT OF CERTAIN OFFICERS; COMPENSATORY ARRANGEMENTS OF CERTAIN OFFICERS
The Company previously reported on a Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the Commission on September 7, 2017, that Larry Pernosky, the Companys Chief Human Resources Officer, had intended to retire from the Company effective December 31, 2017. Mr. Pernosky has decided not to retire, and he will continue to serve in his role as Chief Human Resources Officer of the Company.
SECTION 7 REGULATION FD
ITEM 7.01. REGULATION FD DISCLOSURE
Item 2.02 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is incorporated herein by reference.
The information presented in Item 7.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Exchange Act, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, unless we specifically state that the information is to be considered filed under the Exchange Act or specifically incorporate it by reference in any filing under the Securities Act or the Exchange Act.
SECTION 9 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
ITEM 9.01. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
|99.1||Press release dated October 24, 2017, previewing the Companys financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2017 (furnished only)|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|By:||/s/ Scott G. Ginn|
|Scott G. Ginn|
Chief Financial Officer
(Principal Accounting Officer)
DATE: October 24, 2017