Gentiva® Health Services To Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

     Gentiva® Health Services To Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

PR Newswire

ATLANTA, May 6, 2013

ATLANTA, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Gentiva Health Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:
GTIV) announced today that it will participate at the following upcoming
investor conferences:

  Bank of America Merrill Lynch Health Care Conference
  Tuesday, May 14, 2013
  11:20 a.m. PT (2:20 p.m. ET)
  Las Vegas, NV

  Barclays High Yield Bond and Syndicated Loan Conference
  Tuesday, May 21, 2013
  8:10 a.m. CT (9:10 a.m. ET)
  Chicago, IL

  UBS Global Healthcare Conference
  Wednesday, May 22, 2013
  12:00 p.m. ET
  New York, NY

Gentiva executives will discuss the Company's operations and strategic
priorities.

The presentations will be available to the public via live audio webcasts,
which may be accessed by visiting http://investors.gentiva.com/events.cfm.
Visitors to this site will also be able to request advance notifications of
these or other upcoming Gentiva events.

About Gentiva Health Services, Inc.

Gentiva Health Services, Inc. is the nation's largest provider of home health
and hospice services based on revenue, delivering innovative, high quality
care to patients across the United States. Gentiva is a single source for
skilled nursing; physical, occupational, speech and neurorehabilitation
services; hospice services; social work; nutrition; disease management
education; help with daily living activities; and other therapies and
services. GTIV-G

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements contained in this news release, including, without
limitation, statements containing the words "believes," "anticipates,"
"intends," "expects," "assumes," "trends" and similar expressions, constitute
"forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are based upon the
Company's current plans, expectations and projections about future events.
However, such statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and
other factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements
of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance
or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These
factors include, among others, the following: economic and business
conditions; demographic changes; changes in, or failure to comply with,
existing governmental regulations; the impact on our Company of healthcare
reform legislation and its implementation through governmental regulations;
legislative proposals for healthcare reform; changes in Medicare, Medicaid and
commercial payer reimbursement levels; the outcome of any inquiries into the
Company's operations and business practices by governmental authorities;
compliance with any corporate integrity agreement affecting the Company's
operations; effects of competition in the markets in which the Company
operates; liability and other claims asserted against the Company; ability to
attract and retain qualified personnel; ability to access capital markets;
availability and terms of capital; loss of significant contracts or reduction
in revenues associated with major payer sources; ability of customers to pay
for services; business disruption due to natural disasters, pandemic
outbreaks, terrorist acts or cyber attacks; availability, effectiveness,
stability and security of the Company's information technology systems;
ability to successfully integrate the operations of acquisitions the Company
may make and achieve expected synergies and operational efficiencies within
expected time-frames; ability to maintain compliance with its financial
covenants under the Company's credit agreement; effect on liquidity of the
Company's debt service requirements; and changes in estimates and judgments
associated with critical accounting policies and estimates. For a detailed
discussion of certain of these and other factors that could cause actual
results to differ from those contained in this news release, please refer to
the Company's various filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission,
including the "Risk Factors" section contained in the Company's annual report
on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012.

Financial and Investor Contact:

  Eric Slusser
  770-951-6101
  eric.slusser@gentiva.com
  or John Mongelli
  770-951-6496
  john.mongelli@gentiva.com

Media Contact:

  Kathleen Hopkins
  Brainerd Communicators
  212-986-6667
  khopkins@braincomm.com

SOURCE Gentiva Health Services, Inc.

Website: http://www.gentiva.com