KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Nov. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) announced today that its Board of Directors voted to pay a cash dividend of $0.10 per share on December 15, 2016 to shareholders of record as of December 1, 2016. Universal Health Services (NYSE: UHS) is one of the largest and most respected hospital management companies in the nation. For nearly 40 years, UHS and its affiliates have focused on meeting patients' healthcare needs across hundreds of local communities. Today, UHS subsidiaries own and/or operate more than 240 acute care hospitals and behavioral health facilities in 37 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands and the U.K. UHS constantly strives to put patients first while adhering to the highest clinical performance standards. Over the past 4 years, 83 UHS facilities have been designated Top Performer in Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission. In the Behavioral Health Division, over half of UHS's eligible facilities received this distinguished recognition for the quality of our services. For additional information on the Company, visit our web site: http://www.uhsinc.com. To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/universal-health-services-inc-announces-dividend-300364671.html SOURCE Universal Health Services, Inc.