Amedisys Buyout May Include $10 Million to Associated Home Care CEO


John Callahan said that additional payments known as earn-outs, such as the one given to the CEO of a company acquired by a home health and hospice service provider, can be complicated to negotiate and are less common in healthcare because of the risk that they may violate fraud and abuse laws. Mr. Callahan added that such payments have fallen out of favor during the recent increase of merger and acquisition activity in the healthcare sector.