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  • 2/23/05 7:08 am CST
    HCA (NYSE: HCA) today announced the appointment of Jeffrey T. Crudele, 43, as Chief Financial Officer of its Eastern Group, effective March 14. Crudele, who currently serves as CFO of HCA's Southeast Division in Atlanta, will replace Bill Rutherford, who served in that role since 1996. Rutherford is leaving the company to start his own business. "Bill's keen insight and financial knowledge have been instrumental in the successmore...
  • 2/2/05 7:08 am CST
    HCA (NYSE: HCA) today announced Jack O. Bovender, Jr., Chairman and CEO, purchased 500,000 shares of HCA common stock through the exercise of employee stock options granted to him in 1997 at the then market price of $26.80 per share and, subsequently, sold such shares in open market transactions on February 2, 2005, at an average price of $44.70 per share. Mr. Bovender estimates that his after-tax net proceeds as a result of this option exercisemore...
  • 1/6/05 7:08 am CST
    HCA (NYSE: HCA) today announced modification of its policies to provide a discount to uninsured patients who do not qualify for Medicaid or charity care. These discounts are similar to those provided to many local managed care plans. Guidance issued Dec. 29, 2004 by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has enabled hospitals to provide discounts to any uninsured patient without putting the hospital's Medicare payments atmore...
  • 1/5/05 7:08 am CST

    Will Match Employee Donations

    HCA (NYSE: HCA) today announced a donation of $1 million to the American Red Cross for international tsunami relief. The company also announced it will match employee donations to relief efforts on a dollar for dollar basis. "The devastating impact of this natural disaster is almost beyond comprehension," said Jack O. Bovender, Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HCA. "Our mission of commitment to the care and improvementmore...
  • 12/16/04 7:08 am CST
    HCA (NYSE: HCA) today announced it has accelerated the vesting of all unvested options awarded to employees and officers under the Company's 2000 Equity Incentive Plan which had exercise prices greater than the closing price at December 14, 2004 of $40.89 per share. Options to purchase approximately 19.1 million shares became exercisable immediately as a result of the vesting acceleration. Of these 19.1 million options, 12.4 million weremore...
  • 12/1/04 7:08 am CST
    HCA (NYSE: HCA) today announced a series of organizational changes and transactions completed in the first year of its new outpatient strategy. Since launching the new strategy with the appointment of Marilyn B. Tavenner as President of the Outpatient Services Group in January 2004, HCA has continued to build an infrastructure in order to operate its existing outpatient services more efficiently and to develop new opportunities in themore...
  • 11/18/04 7:08 am CST
    HCA (NYSE: HCA) today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.13 per share, payable March 1, 2005, to shareholders of record as of February 1, 2005. All references to "Company" and "HCA" as used throughout this document refer to HCA Inc. and its affiliates. "Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regardingmore...
  • 11/17/04 7:08 am CST
    HCA Inc. (NYSE: HCA) announced today the final results of its modified "Dutch" auction tender offer to purchase up to 61,000,000 shares of the company's common stock, which expired at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on November 11, 2004. Based on the final count by National City Bank, the depositary for the tender offer, approximately 62,025,889 shares of common stock were properly tendered and not withdrawn at a price at or below $39.75more...
  • 11/12/04 7:08 am CST
    HCA Inc. (NYSE: HCA) announced today the preliminary results of its modified "Dutch" auction tender offer to purchase up to 61,000,000 shares of the company's common stock, which expired at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on November 11, 2004. Based on the preliminary count by National City Bank, the depositary for the tender offer, approximately 62,568,220 shares of common stock were properly tendered and not withdrawn at a price at ormore...
  • 11/11/04 7:08 am CST
    HCA (NYSE: HCA) announced today that it is extending for one day the expiration date of its previously announced tender offer to purchase up to 61,000,000 shares of its common stock to 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on November 11, 2004. The tender period is being extended for one day at the request of the New York Stock Exchange to accommodate the double day settlement created by the Veterans' Day holiday. As a result of the extensionmore...