Health Management Associates, Inc. (NYSE: HMA) announced today that, further to conversations with certain of HMA’s shareholders, the Board of Directors will approach Glenview Capital Partners, L.P. to propose immediately adding nominees put forth by Glenview to the HMA Board. The current HMA Board believes that it is critical for there to be continuity on the Board given, among other things, the ongoing government investigations, the management transition and the pending transaction with Community Health Systems, Inc. HMA is prepared for one of the Glenview nominees to be Chairman of the Board.
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