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Universal Corporate Center

367 South Gulph Road

PO Box 61558

King Of Prussia, PA 19406

United States

Phone: 610-768-3300


Universal Health Services, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in owning and operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health centers, surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and radiation oncology centers. As of February 25, 2016, the company owned and/or operated 24 inpatient acute care hospitals, 3 free-standing emergency departments, and 213 inpatient and 16 outpatient behavioral health care facilities located in 37 states, Washington, D.C., the United Kingdom, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. In addition, the company is building a newly-constructed acute care hospital located in Henderson, Nevada, which is scheduled to be completed and opened during the fourth quarter of 2016. The company also manages and/or owns outright or in partnerships with physicians, four 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. During 2015, the company acquired a 46-bed behavioral health care facility located in the U.K.; Alpha Hospitals Holdings Limited consisting of 4 behavioral health care hospitals with 305 beds located in the U.K.; and Foundations Recovery Network, LLC consisting of 4 inpatient facilities (322 beds), as well as 8 outpatient centers. 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. Regulations The company’s eligible hospitals have been accredited by The Joint Commission. The company’s 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, as the company continues to develop training and revise procedures to address ongoing compliance. The company has been in compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act requirements. The company’s 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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