Home health aides, medical social workers, occupational therapy, physical therapy, skilled nursing and speech therapy are among the home care services offered by Amedisys. The company also offers specialized nursing programs, such as cardiac, diabetes, pain management, wound care, infusion therapy, oncology and psychiatric services. Amedisys home care agencies are Medicare certified and accredited or in the process of accreditation by the Joint Commission of Accreditation of Health Care Organizations. Amedisys, which operates in more than 15 states, was incorporated in 1982. In 1994, the company became public and trades on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol AMED. Amedisys has its headquarters in Baton Rouge, La.