Prepared By R.R. Donnelley Financial -- Form 8-K
Washington, D.C. 20549
Form 8-K
Current Report
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  02/23/2006
Amedisys, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Commission File Number:  0-24260
(State or other jurisdiction of
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
11100 Mead Road
Suite 300
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(225) 292-2031
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Information to be included in the report

Item 2.02.    Results of Operations and Financial Condition
On February 23, 2006, representatives of Amedisys, Inc. (the "Company") hosted a conference call to discuss fourth quarter and year end 2005 earnings. Attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 is a transcript of the conference call.

In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of this Current Report on Form 8-K, the information presented herein shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Exchange Act of 1933, as amended, except as previously set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

When included in this Current Report on Form 8-K, the words "intends," "anticipates," "believes," estimates" and analogous expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Such statements inherently are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected. Such risks and uncertainties include, among others, general economic and business conditions, current cash flows and operating deficits, debt service needs, adverse changes in federal and state laws relating to the health care industry, competition, regulatory initiatives and compliance with governmental regulations, patient preferences and various other matters, many of which are beyond the Company's control. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this Current Report on Form 8-K. The Company expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or any changes in the Company's expectations with regard thereto or any changes in events, conditions or circumstances on which any statement is based.



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.
Amedisys, Inc.
Date: February 28, 2006
/s/    Gregory H. Browne

Gregory H. Browne
Chief Financial Officer


Exhibit Index
Exhibit No.


Transcript of conference call announcing fourth quarter and year end 2005 earnings