DaVita Recognized as a Top Employer in Four Cities

  DaVita Recognized as a Top Employer in Four Cities

DaVita receives “Top Workplaces” Awards in Denver, Philadelphia, Nashville and
                          the San Francisco Bay Area

Business Wire

DENVER -- June 20, 2013

DaVita®, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a
leading provider of kidney care services, has been named one of the best
employers in Denver, Nashville, Philadelphia and the San Francisco Bay Area.

For the second year in a row, WorkplaceDynamics recognized DaVita as one of
the “Top Workplaces” in Denver. DaVita ranked seventh in Denver among large
companies, up two places from its position in 2012. DaVita debuted on
WorkplaceDynamics’ “Top Workplaces in Philly” list in 2013 and ranked 14th of
20 large companies honored. On the “Top Workplaces Bay Area” list, DaVita also
ranked 14^th of 20 large companies.

Additionally, DaVita received Quantum Workplace’s “Best Places to Work” in
Nashville award for the second consecutive year. (The 2013 Nashville list
contains multiple companies but does not rank them.)

Both WorkplaceDynamics and Quantum Workplace base their selections, in whole
or in large part, on employee input.

“We often say DaVita is a community first and a company second,” said Laura
Mildenberger, chief people officer for DaVita HealthCare Partners™. “When
teammates take the time to vote our Village onto these lists year after year,
they’re confirming they believe this is truly the case. We’re honored to
receive these awards, and we’re equally honored teammates agree that DaVita is
a unique workplace where they have a voice and where our vision, mission and
values are in evidence daily.”

DaVita is committed to creating a supportive and rewarding workplace by
providing a variety of programs dedicated to building healthy, caring
communities for its patients, teammates and the world.

DaVita and DaVita HealthCare Partners are trademarks or registered trademarks
of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. All other trademarks 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 March
31, 2013, DaVita operated or provided administrative services at 1,991
outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately
156,000 patients. The company also operated 41 outpatient dialysis centers
located in nine 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.


David Tauchen, 303-876-2802
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