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): August 21, 2007 (August 20, 2007)
Commission File Number: 0-24260
(Exact Name of Registrant as specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of
Incorporation or Organization)
5959 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd., 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)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Information to be included in the report
Section 7 Regulation FD
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
On August 20, 2007, Amedisys, Inc. (the Company) issued a press release announcing that it had filed a shelf Registration Statement on Form S-3. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
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.
Section 9 Financial Statements and Exhibits
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
(a) Financial Statements of Business Acquired.
(b) Pro Forma Financial Information.
(c) Shell Company Transactions.
|99.1||Press release dated August 20, 2007, announcing the Companys filing of a shelf Registration Statement on Form S-3.|
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.
|Date: August 21, 2007||By:||/s/ Dale E. Redman|
Dale E. Redman
Chief Financial Officer
|Exhibit No.|| |
|EX-99.1||Press release dated August 20, 2007, announcing the Companys filing of a shelf Registration Statement on Form S-3.|