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, 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.Important Additional Information and Where to Find It Health Management Associates, Inc. (“Health Management”) and its directors and executive officers are deemed to be participants in the solicitation of consent revocations from Health Management stockholders in connection with the consent solicitation conducted by Glenview Capital Partners, L.P. and certain of its affiliates. Health Management filed, on July 19, 2013, a definitive consent revocation statement with the SEC in response to the consent solicitation conducted by Glenview Capital Partners, L.P. and certain of its affiliates. STOCKHOLDERS ARE URGED TO READ THE CONSENT REVOCATION STATEMENT AND ACCOMPANYING WHITE CONSENT REVOCATION CARD (INCLUDING ANY AMENDMENTS OR SUPPLEMENTS THERETO) AND ANY OTHER RELEVANT DOCUMENTS THAT HEALTH MANAGEMENT WILL FILE WITH THE SEC WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE BECAUSE THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION. Information about Health Management executive officers and directors, and their direct or indirect interests, by security holdings or otherwise, is set forth (i) in the definitive consent revocation statement, (ii) in the proxy statement for Health Management’s 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, which was filed with the SEC on April 4, 2013, and (iii) in other materials to be filed with the SEC. Investors and securityholders may obtain free copies of these documents (when they are available) and other documents filed with the SEC at the SEC’s web site at www.sec.gov. In addition, the documents filed by Health Management with the SEC may be obtained free of charge by contacting Health Management at Health Management, Attn: Investor Relations (239)598-3131. Health Management’s filings with the SEC are also available on its website at ir.hma.com.