Health Management Associates, Inc. (NYSE: HMA) today announced
that senior management will present at the following healthcare
conferences in March 2013:
March 5, 2013 at 2:15 pm ET at the Raymond James 34th
Annual Institutional Investors Conference to be held at the J.W.
Marriott Grande Lakes in Orlando, Florida.
March 13, 2013 at 2:30 PM ET at the Barclays Global Healthcare
Conference to be held at the Loews Miami Beach.
These presentations will be webcast live over the Internet via Health
Management's website (http://www.hma.com).
Listeners are encouraged to go to the Investor Relations section of
Health Management's website approximately five minutes prior to each
event to register and download any necessary media player software.
Health Management enables America's best local health care by providing
the people, processes, capital and expertise necessary for its hospital
and physician partners to fulfill their local missions of delivering
superior health care services. Upon completion of the previously
announced transaction to joint venture the 480-bed Bayfront Health
System, Health Management, through its subsidiaries, will operate 71
hospitals with approximately 11,000 licensed beds in non-urban
communities located throughout the United States.
All references to "Health Management," "HMA" or the "Company" used in
this release refer to Health Management Associates, Inc. and its
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the
meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and
Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
Forward-looking statements are subject to risks, uncertainties and
assumptions and are identified by words such as "expects," "estimates,"
"projects," "anticipates," "believes," "intends," "plans," "may,"
"continues," "should," "could" and other similar words. All statements
addressing operating performance, events or developments that Health
Management Associates, Inc. expects or anticipates will occur in the
future, including but not limited to incurrence of indebtedness,
projections of revenue, income or loss, capital expenditures, earnings
per share, debt structure, the provision for doubtful accounts, capital
structure, repayment of indebtedness, the amount and timing of HCIT
incentive payments, other financial items and operating statistics,
statements regarding the plans and objectives of management for future
operations, innovations, or market service development, statements
regarding acquisitions, joint ventures, divestitures and other proposed
or contemplated transactions (including but not limited to statements
regarding the potential for future acquisitions and perceived benefits
of acquisitions), statements of future economic performance, statements
regarding legal proceedings and other loss contingencies (including but
not limited to the timing and amount of costs incurred in connection
with such proceedings), statements regarding market risk exposures,
statements regarding the effects and/or interpretations of recently
enacted or future health care laws and regulations, statements of the
beliefs or assumptions underlying or relating to any of the foregoing
statements, and other statements which are other than statements of
historical fact, are considered to be "forward-looking statements."
Because they are forward-looking, such statements should be evaluated in
light of important risk factors and uncertainties. These risk factors
and uncertainties are more fully described in Health Management
Associates, Inc.'s most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K, for the year
ended December 31, 2011 and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the
quarterly period ended June 30, 2012, including under the heading
entitled "Risk Factors." Should one or more of these risks or
uncertainties materialize, or should any of Health Management
Associates, Inc.'s underlying beliefs or assumptions prove incorrect,
actual results could vary materially from those currently anticipated.
In addition, undue reliance should not be placed on Health Management
Associates, Inc.'s forward-looking statements. Except as required by
law, Health Management Associates, Inc. disclaims any obligation to
update its risk factors or to publicly announce updates to the
forward-looking statements contained in this press release to reflect
new information, future events or other developments.
Health Management Associates, Inc.
John C. Merriwether, 239-598-3131
President of Financial Relations