Health Management Associates to Present at Healthcare Conferences in May

  Health Management Associates to Present at Healthcare Conferences in May

Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2013 Healthcare Conference 2013 UBS Global
Healthcare Conference Deutsche Bank dbAccess Healthcare Conference 2013

Business Wire

NAPLES, Fla. -- May 06, 2013

Health Management Associates, Inc. (NYSE:HMA) today announced that senior
management will present at the following healthcare conferences in May 2013:

  *Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 1:40 PM PDT, 4:40 PM EDT, at the Bank of America
    Merrill Lynch 2013 Health Care Conference to be held at the Encore at the
    Wynn, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  *Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at 8:00 AM EDT at the UBS Global Healthcare
    Conference to be held at the Sheraton New York Hotel, New York City.
  *Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 8:40 AM EDT at the 38th Annual dbAccess
    Healthcare Conference to be held at The Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel,
    Boston, Massachusetts.

These presentations will be webcast live over the Internet via Health
Management’s website ( Listeners are encouraged to go to
the Investor Relations section of Health Management’s website approximately
five minutes prior to each event to register and download any necessary media
player software.

Health Management enables America’s best local health care by providing the
people, processes, capital and expertise necessary for its hospital and
physician partners to fulfill their local missions of delivering superior
health care services. Health Management, through its subsidiaries, operates 71
hospitals with approximately 11,100 licensed beds in non-urban communities
located throughout the United States.

All references to “Health Management,” “HMA” or the “Company” used in this
release refer to Health Management Associates, Inc. and its affiliates.

                          Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of
Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Forward-looking statements are
subject to risks, uncertainties and assumptions and are identified by words
such as “expects,” “estimates,” “projects,” “anticipates,” “believes,”
“intends,” “plans,” “may,” “pending,” “continues,” “should,” “could” and other
similar words. All statements addressing operating performance, events or
developments thatHealth Management Associates, Inc. expects or anticipates
will occur in the future, including but not limited to projections of revenue,
provisions for doubtful accounts, income or loss, capital expenditures, debt
structure, principal payments on debt, capital structure, the amount and
timing of funds under the meaningful use measurement standard of various
Healthcare Information Technology incentive programs, other financial items
and operating statistics, statements regarding our plans and objectives for
future operations, the impact of changes in observation stays, our ability to
achieve process efficiencies, factors we believe may have an impact on our
deductibles and co-pays, acquisitions, acquisition financing, divestitures,
joint ventures, market service development and other transactions, statements
of future economic performance, statements regarding our legal proceedings and
other loss contingencies (including, but not limited to, the timing and
estimated costs of such matters), statements regarding market risk exposures,
statements regarding our ability to achieve cost efficiencies and/or
reductions, statements regarding the effects and/or interpretations of
recently enacted or future health care laws and regulations, statements
regarding the potential impact of health care exchanges, statements of the
beliefs or assumptions underlying or relating to any of the foregoing
statements, and statements that are other than statements of historical fact,
are considered to be “forward-looking statements.”

Because they are forward-looking, such statements should be evaluated in light
of important risk factors and uncertainties. These risk factors and
uncertainties are more fully described in Health Management Associates, Inc.’s
most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K, including under the heading entitled
“Risk Factors.” Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties
materialize, or should any ofHealth Management Associates, Inc.’s underlying
beliefs or assumptions prove incorrect, actual results could vary materially
from those currently anticipated. In addition, undue reliance should not be
placed on Health Management Associates, Inc.’s forward-looking statements.
Except as required by law, Health Management Associates, Inc. disclaims any
obligation to update its risk factors or to publicly announce updates to the
forward-looking statements contained in this press release to reflect new
information, future events or other developments.


Health Management Associates, Inc.
Robert E. Farnham, 239-598-3131
Senior Vice President, Finance
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