U.S. 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 12, 2003
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of
Incorporation or Organization)
|(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
11100 Mead Road, Suite 300, Baton Rouge, LA 70816
(Address of principal executive offices including zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
ITEM 1. CHANGES IN CONTROL OF REGISTRANT
ITEM 2. ACQUISITION OR DISPOSITION OF ASSETS
ITEM 3. BANKRUPTCY OR RECEIVERSHIP
ITEM 4. CHANGES IN REGISTRANTS CERTIFYING ACCOUNTANT
ITEM 5. OTHER EVENTS AND REGULATION FD DISCLOSURE
ITEM 6. RESIGNATIONS OF REGISTRANTS DIRECTORS
ITEM 7. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
(a) Financial Statements of Business Acquired.
(b) Pro Forma Financial Information.
Transcript of teleconference call held on August 13, 2003 to discuss 2nd quarter 2003 earnings.
(i) Filed herewith.
ITEM 8. CHANGE IN FISCAL YEAR
ITEM 9. REGULATION FD DISCLOSURE
On August 13, 2003, representatives of Amedisys, Inc. (the Company) hosted a teleconference call to discuss 2nd quarter 2003 earnings. Attached as exhibit 99.1 is a transcript of the teleconference call.
When included in this Current Report on Form 8-K, the words expects, 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, customer preferences and various other matters, many of which are beyond the Companys control. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of the Current Report on Form 8-K. The Company expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or any changes in the Companys expectations with regard thereto or any changes in events, conditions or circumstances on which any statement is based.
ITEM 10. AMENDMENTS TO THE REGISTRANTS CODE OF ETHICS, OR WAIVER OF A PROVISION OF THE CODE OF ETHICS
ITEM 11. TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF TRADING UNDER REGISTRANTS EMPLOYEE BENEFIT PLAN
ITEM 12. RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION
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.
/s/ Gregory H. Browne
Gregory H. Browne
Chief Financial Officer
DATE: August 19, 2003