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 34 th 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 affiliates.Forward-Looking Statements 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."