Universal Health Services, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is engaged in owning and operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health centers, surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and radiation oncology centers. As of February 27, 2014, the company owned and/or operated 24 acute care hospitals and 193 behavioral health centers located in 37 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. As part of the company’s ambulatory treatment centers division, it manages and/or owns outright or in partnerships with physicians, five surgical hospitals and surgery and radiation oncology centers located in four states. Services provided by the company’s hospitals include general and specialty surgery, internal medicine, obstetrics, emergency room care, radiology, oncology, diagnostic care, coronary care, pediatric services, pharmacy services, and/or behavioral health services. The company provides capital resources, as well as various management services to its facilities, including central purchasing, information services, finance and control systems, facilities planning, physician recruitment services, administrative personnel management, marketing and public relations. The company receives payments for services rendered from private insurers, including managed care plans, the federal government under the Medicare program, state governments under their respective Medicaid programs and directly from patients. Business Strategy The company’s business strategy includes acquisition of additional hospitals; improvement of operations of existing hospitals and services; and quality and efficiency of services. Regulation The company’s eligible hospitals have been accredited by The Joint Commission. Its acute care hospitals and majority of its behavioral health centers are certified as providers of Medicare and Medicaid services by the appropriate governmental authorities. The company is in material compliance with the privacy regulations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. Its hospitals are subject to the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act. History Universal Health Services, Inc. was founded in 1978.
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367 South Gulph Road
King Of Prussia, PA 19406
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