Gentiva® Health Services Schedules Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2013 Earnings Call and Webcast For Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Gentiva® Health Services Schedules Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2013 Earnings                  Call and Webcast For Tuesday, March 4, 2014  PR Newswire  ATLANTA, Feb. 20, 2014  ATLANTA, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Gentiva Health Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: GTIV) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call and webcast on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. ET to discuss operating results for the fourth quarter and full-year ended December 31, 2013. Gentiva plans to issue its financial news release the morning of March 4, 2014 before pre-market trading.  The March 4, 2014 conference call is open to investment analysts and managers, Company shareholders and others interested in Gentiva Health Services. Instructions for participation in the conference call follow:    oEvent: Gentiva Health Services' fourth quarter and full-year 2013     conference call.   oDate and Time: Tuesday, March 4, 2014, 9:00 a.m. ET.   oInstructions: Participants in the United States, Canada and international     locations may call (973) 935-2408 and reference call # 71298142.   oWebcast URL: http://investors.gentiva.com/events.cfm.   oReplay: A replay of the call will be available on March 4, beginning at     approximately 1:00 p.m. ET, and will remain available continuously through     March 11. To listen to a replay of the call from the United States, Canada     or international locations dial (800) 585-8367 or (404) 537-3406 and enter     the following PIN at the prompt: 71298142. Visit     http://investors.gentiva.com/events.cfm to access the webcast archive.   oTranscript: A transcript of the call, including questions and answers,     will be posted on Gentiva's website.  About Gentiva Health Services, Inc.  Gentiva Health Services, Inc. is one of the nation's largest providers of home health, hospice, and community care services, 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: Scott Cianciulli Brainerd Communicators 212-986-6667 cianciulli@braincomm.com  SOURCE Gentiva Health Services, Inc.  Website: http://www.gentiva.com