Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Health Management Associates, Inc.

 Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Health Management Associates,                                      Inc.  PR Newswire  NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2013  NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Health Management Associates, Inc. ("HMA" or the "Company") (NYSE: HMA), concerning whether the board has breached its fiduciary duties to shareholders.  (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120215/MM54604LOGO )  In December 2012, the Company was the subject of a segment on 60 Minutes detailing a wide range of improper and abusive Medicare billing practices. HMA is currently faced with multiple government subpoenas and whistleblower lawsuits in connection with fraudulent Medicare billing practices.   Our investigation concerns whether the HMA board of directors has breached its fiduciary duties to shareholders, grossly mismanaged the Company, and/or committed abuses of control in connection with the foregoing.  If you own HMA shares and wish to discuss this matter with us, or have any questions concerning your rights and interests with regard to this matter, please contact:  Robert I. Harwood, Esq. Matthew M. Houston, Esq. Benjamin I. Sachs-Michaels, Esq. Harwood Feffer LLP 488 Madison Avenue New York, New York 10022 Phone Numbers: (877) 935-7400  (212) 935-7400 Email: bsachsmichaels@hfesq.com Website: http://www.hfesq.com  Harwood Feffer has been representing individual and institutional investors for many years, serving as lead counsel in numerous cases in federal and state courts. Please visit the Harwood Feffer LLP website (http://www.hfesq.com) for more information about the firm.  Attorney Advertising. © 2013 Harwood Feffer LLP. The law firm responsible for this advertisement is Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com). Prior results do not guarantee or predict a similar outcome with respect to any future matter.  SOURCE Harwood Feffer LLP  Website: http://www.hfesq.com