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October 05, 2010 09:31 ET

Opinions on Lincare Holdings Inc. and Amedisys Inc. - Home Healthcare Sector Under Scrutiny

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - October 5, 2010) -  www.stockcall.com/ offers investors comprehensive research on the home health care industry and has completed analytical research on Lincare Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LNCR) and Amedisys Inc. (NASDAQ: AMED). Register with us today at www.stockcall.com/ to have free access to these researches. 

Several key companies in the Home Healthcare sector such as Amedisys Inc. are being investigated recently for Medicare abuses. Following a recent report that companies within the sector were filing a higher amount of the most profitable patient visits as compared to a relatively low amount of the least profitable visits, federal investigators began to look into the practices of several companies. Investors looking for free research on Amedisys Inc. are welcome to sign up at www.stockcall.com/AMED051010.pdf.

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The inflation of patient visits increased the amount of money received from Medicare reimbursements. The investigation has sparked a plunge in stock prices which are expected to continue falling as the investigation seems likely to continue for some time. Register now at https://stockcall.com/development/stockcall/page.php?name=register.html to have free access to our reports on the home health care industry.

The fundamentals of the Home Healthcare industry are relatively strong, however. While there is some concern about Medicare price cuts as the government works to pay for health care reform, patient volumes are at all time highs now that the baby boomer generation is reaching the age where their health care needs begin to increase. Designed at reducing cost by keeping patients away from expensive hospital treatments, the Home Healthcare sector has become the fastest growing segment of the overall healthcare industry. Visit www.stockcall.com/ to see how companies in this industry have grown over the past years and how they are expected to perform in the future.

On the earnings front, Lincare Holdings Inc. which posted a 10% surge in revenue for its most recent quarter is due to release its third quarter 2010 earnings on October 18th. Investors looking for free research on Lincare Holdings Inc. are welcome to sign up at www.stockcall.com/LNCR051010.pdf.

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