AMEDISYS INC false 0000896262 0000896262 2021-06-08 2021-06-08





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): June 8, 2021

Commission File Number: 0-24260




Amedisys, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)




Delaware   11-3131700

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation or organization)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

3854 American Way, Suite A, Baton Rouge, LA 70816

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(225) 292-2031 or (800) 467-2662

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class





Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share   AMED   The NASDAQ Global Select Market

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company

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Item 5.07

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

The Company held its annual meeting of stockholders on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, the Company’s stockholders voted on three proposals. A brief description of and tabulation of votes for each proposal are set forth below.

Proposal 1. The Company’s stockholders elected the following nine directors for a term of one year. There were 884,088 broker non-votes with respect to the proposal.



   For    Withheld

Vickie L. Capps

   28,034,476    891,840

Molly J. Coye, MD

   28,373,100    553,216

Julie D. Klapstein

   28,117,515    808,801

Teresa L. Kline

   28,301,871    624,445

Paul B. Kusserow

   27,516,239    1,410,077

Richard A. Lechleiter

   28,155,797    770,519

Bruce D. Perkins

   28,372,410    553,906

Jeffrey A. Rideout, MD

   28,373,719    552,597

Ivanetta Davis Samuels

   28,466,386    459,930

Proposal 2. The Company’s stockholders ratified the selection of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accountants for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021. There were no broker non-votes with respect to the proposal.


For   Against   Abstain
29,559,119   224,939   26,346

Proposal 3. The Company’s stockholders approved, on an advisory (non-binding) basis, the compensation paid to the Company’s named executive officers. There were 884,088 broker non-votes with respect to the proposal.


For   Against   Abstain
27,870,093   1,015,362   40,861


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/ Paul B. Kusserow

Paul B. Kusserow
Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board
DATE: June 10, 2021