Healthways Reports Third-Quarter 2016 Financial Results

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Healthways (NASDAQ:HWAY) today announced financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2016.

Third-Quarter 2016 Financial Highlights  
  • A 10.1% increase in revenues to $125.0 million from $113.5 million for the third quarter of 2015.
  • Net income from continuing operations of $4.8 million, or $0.12 per diluted share, compared to $13.0 million, or $0.35 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2015.
  • Adjusted net income from continuing operations of $11.5 million, or $0.30 per diluted share (see pages 12-13 for a reconciliation of non-GAAP financial measures), which excludes:
    • Income tax expense of $15.6 million related to recording a tax provision for the first half of 2016 that was not previously required because in the first half of 2016 taxable profits from continuing operations were offset by tax benefits on losses from the now-discontinued operations.
    • Income tax benefits of $9.6 million due to a reversal of the deferred tax asset valuation allowance initially recorded in the fourth quarter of 2015;
    • Pre-tax costs of $1.1 million related to restructuring corporate support infrastructure.

Based upon profitable results from its continuing operations and evidence of continued profitability into the future, the Company has recorded a significant tax benefit in the third-quarter 2016 financial results from reversing valuation allowances against deferred tax assets. The Company now expects to return to a normalized effective tax rate of approximately 40%. Although the Company will record tax expense based upon the normalized effective tax rate, the Company expects that cash payments for taxes will be substantially offset by Net Operating Loss (NOL) carryforwards through 2017 and a portion of 2018. In the information that follows, the Company places emphasis on separating the portion of the third-quarter financial results from continuing operations from the portion that is recognized in the third quarter, but that is attributable to changes to the overall tax profile.
 
HEALTHWAYS, INC.
Financial Highlights
(In millions, except per-share data)
See pages 12-13 for a reconciliation of non-GAAP financial measures
 
    Three Months Ended   Nine Months Ended
  September 30,   September 30,
  2016   2015   2016   2015
Revenues   $   125.0     $ 113.5   $   376.1     $   338.6  
Per diluted share:      
Adjusted net income from continuing operations,      
non-GAAP basis   $   0.30     $ 0.35   $   1.35     $   1.01  
Net loss attributable to income tax expense      
related to six months ended June 30, 2016       (0.41 )     -       (0.42 )       -  
Net income attributable to reversal of deferred                        
tax asset valuation allowance       0.25       -       0.25         -  
Net loss attributable to corporate support                         
infrastructure restructuring charges       (0.02 )     -       (0.02 )       -  
Net loss attributable to CEO separation                        
expenses       -       -       -         (0.08 )
Net income from continuing operations,                         
GAAP-basis 1   $   0.12     $ 0.35   $   1.17     $   0.93  
                         
1 Figures may not add due to rounding.
 

Additional Third-Quarter and Nine Months (YTD) 2016 Financial Highlights 
  • Third-quarter 2016 EBITDA from continuing operations of $24.4 million compared to $28.2 million for the third quarter of 2015 (see pages 12-13 for a reconciliation of non-GAAP financial measures).
    • EBITDA from continuing operations of $24.4 million includes $1.1 million of restructuring costs, $0.7 million of business separation costs (that the Company outlined in its second quarter 2016 earnings release) and $1.9 million of colleague incentive compensation accruals. None of these costs were incurred in the third quarter of 2015.
  • YTD 2016 EBITDA from continuing operations of $75.6 million compared to $75.7 million for YTD 2015 (see pages 12-13 for a reconciliation of non-GAAP financial measures).
    • YTD 2016 EBITDA from continuing operations of $75.6 million includes $1.1 million of restructuring costs, $0.7 million of business separation costs (that the Company outlined in its second quarter 2016 earnings release) and $8.8 million of colleague incentive compensation accruals. None of these costs were incurred YTD in 2015. YTD 2015 EBITDA included $4.5 million of CEO separation expenses that are not repeated in YTD 2016 EBITDA.

"Our third-quarter and YTD financial results from continuing operations were quite consistent sequentially and illustrate the strength of the Company's Network Solutions business," said Donato Tramuto, Healthways Chief Executive Officer. "We continue to benefit from strong demand for our solutions in the Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplemental and commercial health plan markets. After spending much of the third quarter visiting with many of our largest clients, we have gained a greater appreciation for the value those clients place on the outcomes of our solutions, our brands and the stickiness that those brands have with our clients' members. At the same time, we have been hard at work with our restructuring and business separation processes following the sale of our Total Population Health (TPH) business at the end of July. Excluding restructuring and business separation costs, EBITDA margin was 21% for the third quarter and stands at 20.6% YTD. We have achieved these results and at the same time are rewarding our colleagues, whose hard work and dedication deliver outstanding client and member satisfaction quarter after quarter. We are re-investing in the business and we are investing in our colleagues, who will help us capitalize on the excellent growth opportunities before us."

As previously announced, Healthways is incurring certain costs in the second half of 2016 to separate its Network Solutions business from the TPH business that it divested at the end of July. These costs relate primarily to the separation of IT and physical infrastructure, as well as corporate rebranding expenses and are now expected to total approximately $4 million to $5 million, compared with an initial estimate of $4 million to $6 million. The Company incurred $0.7 million of these costs in the third quarter. 

The Company also initiated the previously announced restructuring of its corporate support infrastructure in the third quarter, which is now estimated to cost approximately $6 million to $7 million compared with an initial estimate of $5 million to $7 million. With $1.1 million of these costs incurred in the third quarter, the Company expects to incur the majority of the remaining costs in the fourth quarter and the balance in the first quarter of 2017. Beginning in 2017, this reorganization is expected to produce annualized cost savings of approximately $15 million to $16 million. Some of these savings - perhaps as much as half - are expected to be reinvested into business initiatives that will help drive increased growth.

Pre-Tax Losses and NOLs

Net income from discontinued operations for the third quarter of 2016 was $51.2 million, or $1.33 per diluted share. This includes three elements: (1) an incremental pre-tax loss of $38.7 million from discontinued operations on top of the loss estimated in the second quarter of 2016 upon classification of the TPH business as assets held for sale, qualifying as a discontinued operation; (2) losses of $15.5 million from the results of operations of the discontinued operations for July 2016; and (3) an income tax benefit of $105.3 million. The tax benefit reflects the full impact of ordinary losses incurred in connection with the sale of the TPH business that the Company estimated and recognized in the second quarter of 2016, without tax benefit, and that was finalized in the third quarter. The incremental pre-tax loss on the sale recognized in the third quarter included additional transaction costs, notably the $25 million payment to Sharecare, Inc. at the closing of the sale of the TPH business. The Company recognized approximately $117 million of NOL carryforwards during the third quarter of 2016 attributable to 2016 results. As of September 30, 2016, the Company now has a total of $188 million in NOLs available for use in future periods.

Debt Profile

The Company's ratio of total debt to trailing 12 months EBITDA at September 30, 2016, as calculated under its credit facility, increased as expected to approximately 2.4 from approximately 2.0 at June 30, 2016, had the ratio at June 30 been calculated under the Company's current credit facility. The Company expects that fourth-quarter EBITDA generation and significantly improved cash flow, compared with the third quarter, will result in debt reduction and that it will end 2016 with funded debt at approximately $215 million to $225 million.  The reduced level of funded debt is also due to the conversion of a $20 million convertible subordinated promissory note by CareFirst Holdings, LLC in exchange for 892,458 shares of Healthways common stock in October 2016.

Outlook

"We expect that our fourth-quarter operating results will be comparable within a modest range to the first three quarters of 2016 and that depreciation and amortization and interest expense will be reduced modestly as a percentage of revenue," Mr. Tramuto added. "With good visibility to this performance for the fourth quarter, we continue to expect to end 2016 with revenue greater than $500 million, EBITDA margins, excluding restructuring and business separation costs, above 20% and an organic revenue growth rate heading into 2017 in at least the upper-single digit range. In addition, we continue to believe that after the completion of our separation-related activities and expenses, the annualized savings from our corporate infrastructure restructuring work will drive the Company's EBITDA margin in 2017 to be solidly in excess of 20%, consistent with where it has been for many years in the Network Solutions business."

Executive Appointments

Mr. Tramuto continued, "We are well down the path to returning Healthways to consistent, predictable, profitable growth.  Healthways' 'A-B-C' strategy is designed to add new members and build engagement among current members in our existing three networks - SilverSneakers ®, Prime ® Fitness and Physical Medicine - while at the same time identifying ways to collaborate with partners to add new products and services that will leverage the value of our brand. In mid-September we announced our new organizational structure to support that strategy. Janet Calhoun, a 27-year Healthways veteran and our Chief Experience Officer (CXO), is leading a thorough analysis of member engagement opportunities and is implementing plans we believe will increase member participation. Since our mid-September announcement, we have added Ulya Khan as our Chief Operating and Product Officer. Ulya has experience developing and managing networks and is adept at building and leading high performing teams that deliver extraordinary results, which will be essential in the successful execution of our strategy moving forward."

Ulya Khan, Chief Operating and Product Officer, Biographical Information

Ulya Khan has been named Chief Operating and Product Officer, responsible for the end-to-end delivery of all services and products, effective September 30, 2016. In this role, Khan has oversight of Healthways' extensive network system, customer service, delivery of the three-primary service lines (SilverSneakers, Prime Fitness, and Physical Medicine) and human resources. Khan has more than 25 years of domestic and international experience building, managing and maintaining networks, developing new product and business lines, executing merger integrations and transforming organizational culture. Prior to joining Healthways, Khan was the chief operating officer at Aptus Health and held leadership positions at Thomson Reuters and Wemanage Services.

Conference Call

Healthways will hold a conference call to discuss this release today at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Investors will have the opportunity to listen to the conference call live over the Internet by going to www.healthways.com and clicking Investors at least 15 minutes early to register, download and install any necessary audio software. For those who cannot listen to the live broadcast, a telephonic replay will be available for one week at 719-457-0820, code 6199906, and the replay will also be available on the Company's web site for the next 12 months.

Safe Harbor Provisions

This press release contains forward-looking statements, including our guidance and financial expectations for future periods, which are based upon current expectations, involve a number of risks and uncertainties and are subject to the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Those forward-looking statements include all statements that are not historical statements of fact and those regarding the intent, belief or expectations of the Company, including, without limitation, all statements regarding the Company's future earnings and results of operations. Those forward-looking statements are subject to the finalization of the Company's quarterly financial accounting procedures and may be affected by certain risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to:
  • the Company's ability to estimate the costs associated with, and to implement and realize the anticipated benefits of, the sale and separation of its Total Population Health Services business;
  • the effectiveness of management's strategies and decisions, including the decision to sell the Total Population Health Services business and focus exclusively on the retained Network Solutions business;
  • the effectiveness of management's strategies and decisions to invest in the Network Services business;
  • the risks associated with recent changes in the Company's senior management team;
  • the Company's ability to sign and implement new contracts for its solutions;
  • the Company's ability to accurately forecast the costs required to successfully implement new contracts;
  • the Company's ability to anticipate change and respond to emerging trends for healthcare and the impact of the same on demand for the Company's services;
  • the impact of any impairment of the Company's goodwill, intangible assets or other long-term assets;
  • the Company's ability to develop new products and deliver and report outcomes on those products;
  • the Company's ability to develop and enhance its technology solutions platform and/or other technologies to meet evolving customer and market needs;
  • the Company's ability to anticipate and respond to strategic changes, opportunities and emerging trends in the Company's industry and/or business and to accurately forecast the related impact on the Company's revenues and earnings;
  • the Company's ability to renew and/or maintain contracts with its customers under existing terms or restructure these contracts on terms that would not have a material negative impact on the Company's results of operations;
  • the Company's ability to accurately forecast the Company's revenues, margins, earnings and net income, as well as any potential charges that the Company may incur as a result of changes in its business and leadership;
  • the Company's ability and/or the ability of its customers to enroll participants and to accurately forecast their level of enrollment and participation in the Company's programs in a manner and within the timeframe anticipated by the Company;
  • the risks associated with deriving a significant concentration of revenues from a limited number of customers;
  • the ability of the Company's customers to provide timely and accurate data that is essential to the operation and measurement of the Company's performance;
  • the Company's ability to achieve and reach mutual agreement with customers with respect to the contractually required performance metrics, cost savings and clinical outcomes improvements or to achieve such metrics, savings and improvements within the timeframes contemplated by the Company;
  • the risks associated with changes in macroeconomic conditions;
  • the risks associated with data privacy or security breaches, computer hacking, network penetration and other illegal intrusions of our information systems or those of third-party vendors or other service providers, which may result in unauthorized access by third parties to customer, employee or Company information or protected health information and lead to enforcement actions, fines and other litigation against the Company;
  • the Company's ability to effectively compete against other entities, whose financial, research, staff, and marketing resources may exceed the Company's resources;
  • the Company's ability to favorably resolve contract billing and interpretation issues with its customers;
  • the Company's ability to service its debt and remain in compliance with its debt covenants;
  • the Company's ability to obtain adequate financing to provide the capital that may be necessary to support its operations and to support or guarantee its performance under new contracts;
  • the ability of the Company's customers to maintain the number of covered lives enrolled in the plans during the terms of its agreements;
  • counterparty risk associated with the Company's cash convertible notes hedges, interest rate swap agreements and foreign currency exchanged contracts;
  • the risks associated with valuation of the cash convertible notes hedges and the cash conversion derivative, which may result in volatility to the Company's consolidated statements of comprehensive income (loss) if these transactions do not completely offset one another;
  • the risks associated with certain derivatives carried at fair value, which may result in volatility to the Company's consolidated statements of comprehensive income (loss);
  • the impact of any new or proposed legislation, regulations and interpretations relating to Medicare or Medicare Advantage;
  • the impact of litigation involving the Company and/or its subsidiaries;
  • the impact on the Company's operations and/or demand for its services of future state, federal and international legislation and regulations applicable to the Company's business, including the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010;
  • current geopolitical turmoil, the continuing threat of domestic or international terrorism, and the potential emergence of a health pandemic or infectious disease outbreak; and
  • other risks detailed in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2015, the Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2016, and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission 

The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise any such forward-looking statements.

About Healthways

Healthways, Inc. (NASDAQ:HWAY) is a leading provider of fitness and health improvement programs, with strong capabilities in developing and managing network solutions. Through its existing three networks, SilverSneakers® - the nation's leading fitness program for older adults, Prime® Fitness and Physical Medicine, Healthways is focused on targeted population health for those 50 and over. With more than 13.5 million Americans eligible for SilverSneakers, over 10,000 fitness centers in the Prime Fitness Network, and approximately 30 years of clinical and operational expertise in the management of physical medicine benefits, including chiropractic services, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and complementary alternative medicine (CAM) services, the Company touches millions of consumers across the country and works directly with hundreds of healthcare practitioners and many of the nation's largest payers and employers.
 
HEALTHWAYS, INC.
CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
(In thousands)
(Unaudited)
 
ASSETS
           
    September 30, 2016     December 31, 2015
Current assets:          
Cash and cash equivalents   $ 727     $ 233  
Accounts receivable, net     56,718       50,608  
Prepaid expenses     3,410       7,662  
Other current assets     1,028       2,508  
Income taxes receivable     175       257  
Deferred tax asset           7,717  
Current assets held for sale within discontinued operations           65,802  
Total current assets     62,058       134,787  
               
Property and equipment:              
Leasehold improvements     34,240       27,674  
Computer equipment and related software     23,844       33,496  
Furniture and office equipment     11,217       13,512  
Capital projects in process     418       1,089  
      69,719       75,771  
Less: accumulated depreciation     (52,668 )     (53,753 )
      17,051       22,018  
               
Other assets     6,700       509  
Cash convertible notes hedges     73,869       12,632  
Intangible assets, net     29,136       29,526  
Long-term deferred tax asset     68,380        
Goodwill, net     334,680       336,974  
Long-term assets held for sale within discontinued operations           176,478  
               
Total assets   $ 591,874     $ 712,924  
               

HEALTHWAYS, INC.
CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
(In thousands, except share and per share data)
(Unaudited)
 
LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY
             
    September 30, 2016     December 31, 2015  
Current liabilities:            
Accounts payable   $ 25,181     $ 21,184  
Accrued salaries and benefits     15,520       7,240  
Accrued liabilities     36,165       28,384  
Deferred revenue     182       125  
Contract billings in excess of earned revenue     587       101  
Current portion of long-term debt     52,654       23,308  
Current portion of long-term liabilities     8,709       6,204  
Current liabilities held for sale within discontinued operations           75,644  
Total current liabilities     138,998       162,190  
                 
Long-term debt     197,774       208,289  
Long-term deferred tax liability           23,617  
Cash conversion derivative     73,869       12,632  
Other long-term liabilities     16,514       25,606  
                 
Stockholders' equity:                
Preferred stock $.001 par value, 5,000,000 shares authorized, none outstanding            
Common stock $.001 par value, 120,000,000 shares authorized, 37,749,070 and 36,079,446 shares outstanding, respectively     37       36  
Additional paid-in capital     320,079       302,488  
Retained earnings (deficit)     (124,205 )     9,659  
Treasury stock, at cost, 2,254,953 shares in treasury     (28,182 )     (28,182 )
Accumulated other comprehensive loss     (3,135 )     (4,087 )
Total Healthways, Inc. stockholders' equity     164,594       279,914  
Non-controlling interest     125       676  
Total stockholders' equity     164,719       280,590  
                 
Total liabilities and stockholders' equity   $ 591,874     $ 712,924  
                 

HEALTHWAYS, INC.
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF COMPREHENSIVE INCOME (LOSS)
(In thousands, except earnings (loss) per share data)
(Unaudited)
             
    Three Months Ended     Nine Months Ended  
    September 30,     September 30,  
    2016     2015     2016     2015  
                         
Revenues   $ 125,049     $ 113,536     $ 376,065     $   338,610    
Cost of services (exclusive of depreciation and amortization of $1,334, $1,504, $4,548, and $4,404, respectively, included below)     89,153       78,954       269,411         236,361    
Selling, general & administrative expenses     10,406       6,419       29,924         26,512    
Depreciation and amortization     1,603       1,866       5,352         5,595    
Restructuring and related charges     1,129             1,170            
                                 
Operating income     22,758       26,297       70,208         70,142    
Interest expense     4,833       4,914       13,115         13,286    
                                 
Income before income taxes     17,925       21,383       57,093         56,856    
Income tax expense     13,126       8,423       13,126         22,460    
                                 
Net income from continuing operations     4,799       12,960       43,967         34,396    
Income (loss) from discontinued operations, net of income tax expense (benefit)     51,222       (22,103 )     (177,335 )       (46,336 )  
Net income (loss)     56,021       (9,143 )     (133,368 )       (11,940 )  
Less: net income (loss) attributable to non-controlling interest     80       (117 )     496         (420 )  
Net income (loss) attributable to Healthways, Inc.   $ 55,941     $ (9,026 )   $ (133,864 )   $   (11,520 )  
                                 
Earnings (loss) per share attributable to Healthways, Inc. - basic:                                
Continuing operations   $ 0.13     $ 0.36     $ 1.21     $   0.96    
Discontinued operations   $ 1.38     $ (0.61 )   $ (4.88 )   $   (1.28 )  
                                 
Earnings (loss) per share attributable to Healthways, Inc. - diluted:                                
Continuing operations   $ 0.12     $ 0.35     $ 1.17     $   0.93    
Discontinued operations   $ 1.33     $ (0.60 )   $ (4.74 )   $   (1.25 )  
                                 
Comprehensive income (loss)   $ 56,244     $ (10,442 )   $ (132,264 )   $   (14,494 )  
Less: comprehensive income (loss) attributable to non-controlling interest     1       (284 )     648         (582 )  
Comprehensive income (loss) attributable to Healthways, Inc.   $ 56,243     $ (10,158 )   $ (132,912 )   $   (13,912 )  
                                 
Weighted average common shares                                
and equivalents:                                
Basic     37,037       35,939       36,441         35,756    
Diluted     38,421       36,514       37,505         36,853    
                                 

HEALTHWAYS, INC.
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS
(In thousands)
(Unaudited)
       
    Nine Months Ended September 30,  
    2016     2015  
Cash flows from operating activities:            
Net income from continuing operations   $ 43,967     $ 34,396  
Net loss from discontinued operations     (177,335 )     (46,336 )
Adjustments to reconcile net income (loss) to net cash flows provided by operating activities:                
Depreciation and amortization     30,319       37,099  
Amortization of deferred loan costs     1,645       1,481  
Amortization of debt discount     5,618       5,308  
Share-based employee compensation expense     15,367       7,539  
Loss on sale of MeYou Health     4,826        
Loss on sale of TPH business     162,395        
Equity in (income) loss from joint ventures     (271 )     20,443  
Deferred income taxes     (87,608 )     (8,046 )
Decrease in accounts receivable, net     1,837       1,828  
Decrease in other current assets     5,549       558  
(Decrease) increase in accounts payable     (3,698 )     1,281  
Decrease in accrued salaries and benefits     (10,419 )     (6,518 )
Decrease (increase) in other current liabilities     1,568       (7,216 )
Other     19,356       (2,990 )
Net cash flows provided by operating activities     13,116       38,827  
                 
Cash flows from investing activities:                
Acquisition of property and equipment     (12,860 )     (26,390 )
Investment in joint venture     (1,298 )     (6,075 )
Proceeds from sale of MeYou Health     5,156        
Payments related to sale of TPH business     (27,469 )      
Other     (787 )     (851 )
Net cash flows used in investing activities     (37,258 )     (33,316 )
                 
Cash flows from financing activities:                
Proceeds from issuance of long-term debt     396,491       461,456  
Payments of long-term debt     (385,188 )     (468,334 )
Exercise of stock options     8,746       2,464  
Deferred loan costs     (424 )      
Proceeds from non-controlling interest           1,615  
Repurchase of common stock           (1,833 )
Change in cash overdraft and other     2,557       1,005  
Net cash flows provided by (used in) financing activities     22,182       (3,627 )
                 
Effect of exchange rate changes on cash     817       (1,884 )
                 
Less: net decrease in discontinued operations cash and cash equivalents     (1,637 )     (7 )
                 
Net increase in cash and cash equivalents     494       7  
                 
Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of period     233       516  
                 
Cash and cash equivalents, end of period   $ 727     $ 523  
                 

HEALTHWAYS, INC.
RECONCILIATION OF NON-GAAP MEASURES TO GAAP MEASURES
(Unaudited)
 
Reconciliation of Adjusted Net Income from Continuing Operations, Non-GAAP Basis and Adjusted Net Income from Continuing Operations Per Share, Non-GAAP Basis
to Net Income from Continuing Operations, GAAP Basis and Net Income from Continuing Operations Per Share, GAAP Basis
                             
    Three Months Ended September 30, 2016       Three Months Ended September 30, 2015       Nine Months Ended September 30, 2016     Nine Months Ended September 30, 2015  
    $ in thousands   Per Share       $ in thousands  Per Share       $ in thousands   Per Share     $ in thousands   Per Share  
Adjusted net income from continuing operations, non-GAAP basis (1)   $ 11,468   $ 0.30       $ 12,960   $ 0.35       $ 50,636   $ 1.35     $ 37,096   $ 1.01  
Net loss attributable to income tax expense related to six months ended June 30, 2016 (2)     (15,602 )   (0.41 )                   (15,602 )   (0.42 )          
Net income attributable to reversal of deferred tax asset valuation allowance (3)     9,615     0.25                     9,615     0.25            
Net loss attributable to corporate support infrastructure restructuring charges (4)     (682 )   (0.02 )                   (682 )   (0.02 )          
Net loss attributable to CEO separation expenses (5)                                       (2,700 )   (0.08 )
Net income from continuing operations, GAAP basis (6)   $ 4,799   $ 0.12       $ 12,960   $ 0.35       $ 43,967   $ 1.17     $ 34,396   $ 0.93  
                                                             

(1) Adjusted net income from continuing operations and adjusted net income from continuing operations per share are non-GAAP financial measures.  The Company excludes net loss attributable to income tax expense related to six months ended June 30, 2016, the reversal of deferred tax asset valuation allowance, corporate support infrastructure restructuring charges, and CEO separation expenses from these measures because of their comparability to the Company's historical operating results.  The Company believes it is useful to investors to provide disclosures of its operating results and guidance on the same basis as that used by management.  You should not consider adjusted net income from continuing operations and adjusted net income from continuing operations per share in isolation or as a substitute for net income from continuing operations or net income from continuing operations per share determined in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States.

(2) Net loss attributable to income tax expense related to six months ended June 30, 2016 totals $15,602,000 and is related to the incremental tax provision for the first half of 2016, a period in which no income tax provision was recorded as a result of off-setting tax benefits on losses from the now-discontinued operations.

(3) Net income attributable to the reversal of a deferred tax asset valuation allowance during the three months ended September 30, 2016 totals $9,615,000 and is due to a reversal of the deferred tax asset valuation allowance recorded in the fourth quarter of 2015.

(4) Net loss attributable to restructuring charges consists of pre-tax charges of $1,129,000 for the three months ended September 30, 2016 associated with the 2016 restructuring of corporate support infrastructure.  The tax rate applied to these restructuring charges was 39.55%, which represented the combined estimated U.S. federal and state statutory tax rate.

(5) Net loss attributable to CEO separation expenses represents the after-tax impact of expenses associated with the termination in May 2015 of our former President and Chief Executive Officer. Total pre-tax charges were $4,467,000 for the nine months ended September 30, 2015. The tax rate applied to these CEO separation expenses was 39.55%, which represented the combined estimated U.S. federal and state statutory tax rate.

(6) Figures may not add due to rounding.
 
HEALTHWAYS, INC.
RECONCILIATION OF NON-GAAP MEASURES TO GAAP MEASURES
(Unaudited)
 
Reconciliation of Adjusted EBITDA from Continuing Operations, Non-GAAP Basis
to Net Income from Continuing Operations, GAAP Basis
(In thousands)
                           
    Three Months Ended September 30, 2016       Three Months Ended September 30, 2015       Nine Months Ended September 30, 2016     Nine Months Ended September 30, 2015
    $ in thousands   % of Revenue       $ in thousands  % of Revenue       $ in thousands   % of Revenue     $ in thousands   % of Revenue
Adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations, non-GAAP basis (7)   $ 26,204       21.0 %       $ 28,163       24.8 %       $ 77,444       20.6 %     $ 75,737       22.4 %
Business separation costs (8)     (714 )                           (714 )                
Restructuring charges (9)     (1,129 )                           (1,170 )                
EBITDA from continuing operations, non-GAAP basis (10)     24,361               28,163               75,560             75,737      
Depreciation and amortization     (1,603 )             (1,866 )             (5,352 )           (5,595 )    
Interest expense     (4,833 )             (4,914 )             (13,115 )           (13,286 )    
Income tax expense     (13,126 )             (8,423 )             (13,126 )           (22,460 )    
Net income from continuing operations, GAAP basis   $ 4,799             $ 12,960             $ 43,967           $ 34,396      
                                                           

(7) Adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations is a non-GAAP financial measure.  The Company excludes business separation costs and restructuring charges from this measure because of its comparability to the Company's historical operating results.  The Company believes it is useful to investors to provide disclosures of its operating results and guidance on the same basis as that used by management.  You should not consider Adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations in isolation or as a substitute for net income from continuing operations determined in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States.

(8) Business separation costs consists of pre-tax charges of $714,000  for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2016 related to the separation of the Network Solutions business from the TPH business.

(9) Restructuring charges consists of pre-tax charges of $1,129,000 for the three months ended September 30, 2016 and $1,170,000 for the nine months ended September 30, 2016 associated with the 2016 restructuring of corporate support infrastructure.

(10) EBITDA from continuing operations is a non-GAAP financial measure.  The Company believes it is useful to investors to provide disclosures of its operating results and guidance on the same basis as that used by management.  You should not consider EBITDA from continuing operations in isolation or as a substitute for net income from continuing operations determined in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States.
Investor Relations Contact:Chip Wochomurka(615) 614-4493chip.wochomurka@healthways.com

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