Conference CallAs previously announced, investors and the general public may access a live webcast of the fourth quarter 2012 conference call through a link on the Company’s website at http://investors.kindredhealthcare.com or at www.earnings.com. The conference call will be held February 26 at 9:00 a.m. (Eastern Time). A telephone replay of the conference call will become available at approximately 12:00 p.m. on February 26 by dialing 888-203-1112, access code: 9258742. The replay will be available through March 8. As previously announced, Mr. Diaz will make a presentation regarding the Company at the Citi Global Healthcare Conference in New York City on Tuesday, February 26, 2013, at 2:15 p.m. Eastern Time. He will also take part in a discussion with Frank G. Morgan, CFA, Managing Director, Equity Research: Healthcare Services, at the RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference in New York City on Wednesday, February 27, 2013, at 2:30 p.m. (Eastern Time). In addition, Benjamin A. Breier, President and Chief Operating Officer, will make a presentation regarding the Company at the J.P. Morgan Global High Yield and Leveraged Finance Conference in Miami, Florida, on Wednesday, February 27, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time). An updated investor presentation will be available on the Company’s website prior to these meetings. Forward-Looking Statements This press release includes 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. All statements regarding the Company’s expected future financial position, results of operations, cash flows, financing plans, business strategy, budgets, capital expenditures, competitive positions, growth opportunities, plans and objectives of management and statements containing the words such as “anticipate,” “approximate,” “believe,” “plan,” “estimate,” “expect,” “project,” “could,” “should,” “will,” “intend,” “may” and other similar expressions, are forward-looking statements.