Medical Action Industries Fourth Quarter and Year-End Earnings Call to Take Place on June 11, 2013

Medical Action Industries Fourth Quarter and Year-End Earnings Call to Take
Place on June 11, 2013

BRENTWOOD, N.Y., May 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Medical Action Industries
Inc. (Nasdaq:MDCI), announced today that it will hold a conference call on
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. (ET) to present its financial results for
the quarter and year ended March 31, 2013.

The conference call will be conducted by Mr. Paul D. Meringolo, Chief
Executive Officer, Mr. Paul Chapman, President and Chief Operating Officer,
Mr. John Sheffield, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and
Mr. Brian Baker, Corporate Controller. Medical Action announced that the
results of operations for the quarter ended March 31, 2013 will be released on
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 before the market opens.

The conference call will be simultaneously webcast on our website:
www.medical-action.com. The dial-in number for the conference call is (888)
868-9080 (domestic) or (973) 935-8511 (international); conference ID
#87609835. The complete call and discussion will be available for replay on
our website beginning at 1:00 p.m. (ET) on June 11, 2013.

Medical Action is a diversified manufacturer and distributor of disposable
medical devices and a leader in many of the markets where it competes. Its
products are marketed primarily to acute care facilities in domestic and
certain international markets. The Company has expanded its target market to
include physician, dental and veterinary office, out-patient surgery centers,
long-term care facilities and laboratories. Medical Action's products are
marketed nationally by its direct sales personnel and extensive network of
healthcare distributors. The Company has preferred vendor agreements with
national and regional distributors, as well as sole and multi-source
agreements with group purchasing organizations. Medical Action's common stock
trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol MDCI and is
included in the Russell Microcap^® Index.

CONTACT: John Sheffield
         Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
         MEDICAL ACTION INDUSTRIES INC.
         (631) 231-4600

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