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CORRECTING and REPLACING DaVita Acquires Dialysis Centers in Portugal and Poland

  CORRECTING and REPLACING DaVita Acquires Dialysis Centers in Portugal and
  Poland

                DaVita to be the Care Provider at Nine Clinics

CORRECTION...by DaVita

Business Wire

DENVER -- January 7, 2013

First paragraph, last sentence should read: Four of the clinics are located in
Portugal and five clinics are located in Poland. (Sted Five of the clinics are
located in Portugal and four clinics are located in Poland).

The corrected release reads:

           DAVITA ACQUIRES DIALYSIS CENTERS IN PORTUGAL AND POLAND

                DaVita to be the Care Provider at Nine Clinics

DaVita, the kidney care division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE:
DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, today announced it has
acquired nine dialysis centers from Fresenius Medical Care (‘FMC’), a leading
provider of dialysis services and manufacturer of dialysis products. Four of
the clinics are located in Portugal and five clinics are located in Poland.

“After initially investing in Germany in 2011, DaVita is happy to expand its
geographical presence in Europe and secure its long-term presence in the
region,” said Dennis Kogod, Chief Operating Officer of DaVita Health Care
Partners®.

As a leading provider of kidney care services in the United States, DaVita has
achieved clinical outcomes that have improved year-over-year for more than a
decade and looks forward to continuing to build on this track record in
Europe.

“I am pleased to bring decades of clinical experience and a proven business
track record on the continent to this transaction,” said Bjorn Englund,
President of Europe and Middle East, for DaVita. “We look forward to a strong
alliance with the health care communities in each of these countries and to
delivering high-quality patient care.”

For more information on DaVita please visit www.DaVita.com.

DaVita® is a registered trademark, and DaVita HealthCare Partners is a service
mark, of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. All other marks are the property of
their respective owners.

About DaVita

DaVita is the dialysis division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., a Fortune
500® company that, through its operating divisions, provides a variety of
health care services to patient populations throughout the United States and
abroad. A leading provider of kidney care in the United States, DaVita
delivers dialysis services to patients with chronic kidney failure and end
stage renal disease. DaVita strives to improve patients’ quality of life by
innovating clinical care, and by offering integrated treatment plans,
personalized care teams and convenient health-management services. As of
September 30, 2012, DaVita operated or provided administrative services at
1,912 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving
approximately 150,000 patients. The company also operated 24 outpatient
dialysis centers located in five countries outside the United States. DaVita
supports numerous programs dedicated to creating positive, sustainable change
in communities around the world. The company’s leadership development
initiatives and social responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune,
Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu. For more information, please visit
DaVita.com.

Contact:

DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc.
Skip Thurman
Office: (303) 876-6610
Mobile: (720) 300-0041
Skip.Thurman@davita.com