Flatt serves on the Board of Directors for Ascend Federal Credit Union and Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee. He served on the Board of the Nashville Technology Council for ten years, serving as Board Chair for the 2009-2011 term. During his chairmanship, he instituted a program with MTSU and 12 other Middle Tennessee universities to partner with the Council on technology education.Flatt has also served his alma mater, Lipscomb University, as the chair of the College of Computing and Technology Advisory Board and the College of Business Alumni Board. About NHC NHC affiliates operate for themselves and third parties 74 long-term health care centers with 9,398 beds. NHC affiliates also operate 36 homecare programs, five independent living centers and 21 assisted living communities. NHC's other services include memory care communities, long-term care pharmacies, hospice, a rehabilitation services company, and providing management and accounting services to third parties. Other information about the company can be found on our web site at www.nhccare.com. Forward-Looking Statements Statements in this press release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements. NHC cautions investors that any forward-looking statements made involve risks and uncertainties and are not guarantees of future performance. The risks and uncertainties are detailed from time to time in reports filed by NHC with the S.E.C., including Forms 8-K, 10-Q and 10-K, and include, among others, the following: liabilities and other claims asserted against us and patient care liabilities, as well as the resolution of current litigation; availability of insurance and assets for indemnification; national and local economic conditions; including their effect on the availability and cost of labor, utilities and materials; the effect of government regulations and changes in regulations governing the healthcare industry, including our compliance with such regulations; changes in Medicare and Medicaid payment levels and methodologies and the application of such methodologies by the government and its fiscal intermediaries; and other factors referenced or incorporated by reference in the S.E.C. filings. The risks included here are not exhaustive. All forward-looking statements represent NHC's best judgment as of the date of this release.