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Section 1: 8-K (8-K)

8-K

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

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): June 7, 2019

Commission File Number: 0-24260

 

 

 

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Amedisys, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   11-3131700
(State or other jurisdiction   (IRS Employer
of incorporation or organization)   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)

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2 below):

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

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

 

Title of each class

 

Trading Symbol(s)

 

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  ☐

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  ☐

 

 

 


SECTION 5 – CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT

 

Item 5.07

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

Amedisys, Inc. (the “Company”) held its annual meeting of stockholders on Friday, June 7, 2019 (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 seven directors for a term of one year. There were 1,709,902 broker non-votes with respect to the proposal.

 

Nominee

   For        Withheld  

Julie D. Klapstein

     27,402,198          493,543  

Paul B. Kusserow

     27,723,903          171,838  

Richard A. Lechleiter

     27,280,166          615,575  

Jake L. Netterville

     27,085,716          810,025  

Bruce D. Perkins

     27,422,642          473,099  

Jeffrey A. Rideout, MD

     27,422,092          473,649  

Donald A. Washburn

     27,122,627          773,114  

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, 2019. There were no broker non-votes with respect to the proposal.

 

For

  

Against

  

Abstain

29,370,632    224,480    10,531

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 1,709,902 broker non-votes with respect to the proposal.

 

For

  

Against

  

Abstain

27,118,941    750,435    26,365


SIGNATURE

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.
By:     /s/ Paul B. Kusserow
Paul B. Kusserow
President and Chief Executive Officer
DATE: June 13, 2019
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