Baton Rouge-based Amedisys, Inc. announced Thursday it is now a home health and hospice care provider for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia members.

Becoming an in-network provider for BCBSGa enables Amedisys to care for more than 3.2 million people who are members of its commercial and Medicare Advantage plans, according to an news release.

Amedisys is an in-network home health care provider for 35 managed care plans and seven plans for hospice care across Georgia.

“Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia is an excellent managed care organization and we are looking forward to serving its members across the state,” said Bob Yungk, chief strategy officer for Amedisys, in the release. “Georgia is one of Amedisys’ flagship markets with strong chronic care programs, a first-class care transitions team and strong relationships with the leading health systems, which will provide Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia members with increased access to high quality home health and hospice care,” he said.