How the Amedisys-Contessa Roadmap Has Changed Since the Acquisition Last Year

Home Health Care News, June 6, 2022

When Amedisys Inc. (Nasdaq: AMED) purchased Contessa Health, it touted the acquisition as a future-facing move that would allow the company to care for patients across the continuum. The company’s leaders knew it would be a near-term drag, and some analysts and home health insiders scratched their heads. Still, Amedisys reiterated the opportunity it saw in purchasing a provider of high-acuity care services in the home.

But almost a year out from the official transaction date, the company’s tune has changed. Now, its leaders are moving forward considering Contessa Health – and high-acuity care in the home – a core part of their business.

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