The Company also plans to open a new and expanded 59-bed Transitional Care Hospital in Charleston later this quarter, pending regulatory approvals. The new freestanding hospital will have all private rooms and services such as an intensive care unit, therapy gym and dialysis unit. In addition, the relocated Kindred Hospital Charleston will have a 35-bed co-located sub-acute unit. In South Carolina, in addition to Kindred Hospital Charleston, the Company operates one acute rehabilitation unit.Management Commentary “These projects reflect our commitment to growing the Company and pursuing our Integrated Care Market and “Continue the Care” initiatives,” said Paul J. Diaz, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. “Our strategic plan is to build the capabilities to provide a full continuum of post-acute services in selective markets throughout the country. We believe that our Integrated Care Market strategy better clinically supports a patient’s recovery through a full episode of care and responds to the growing interest among patients, physicians, hospital systems and public and private payors for high-quality, patient-centered integrated care.” New Investor Presentation In advance of the Company’s previously announced presentations at two upcoming investor conferences on November 14, 2012, the Company will post a new investor presentation on its website by 12:00 noon Eastern Time today at http://investors.kindredhealthcare.com. The Lazard Capital Markets presentation is being audio webcast and can be accessed at http://investors.kindredhealthcare.com and at http://wsw.com/webcast/lz13/knd. The Credit Suisse presentation is being audio webcast and can be accessed at http://investors.kindredhealthcare.com and at http://cc.talkpoint.com/cred001/111412a_am/?entity=18_DBG10V5. About Kindred Healthcare Kindred Healthcare, Inc., a top-125 private employer in the United States, is a FORTUNE 500 healthcare services company based in Louisville, Kentucky with annual revenues of $6 billion and approximately 78,000 employees in 46 states. At September 30, 2012, Kindred through its subsidiaries provided healthcare services in 2,212 locations, including 117 transitional care hospitals, six inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, 224 nursing and rehabilitation centers, 27 sub-acute units, 102 hospice, home care and private duty locations, 104 inpatient rehabilitation units (hospital-based) and a contract rehabilitation services business, RehabCare, which served 1,632 non-affiliated facilities. Ranked as one of Fortune magazine’s Most Admired Healthcare Companies for four years in a row, Kindred’s mission is to promote healing, provide hope, preserve dignity and produce value for each patient, resident, family member, customer, employee and shareholder we serve. For more information, go to www.kindredhealthcare.com.