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HCA Board Declares Quarterly Dividend

May 25, 2006

HCA (NYSE: HCA) today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.17 per share, payable September 1, 2006, to shareholders of record as of August 1, 2006.

All references to "Company" and "HCA" as used throughout this document refer to HCA Inc. and its affiliates.

Investors, Mark Kimbrough, +1-615-344-2688, or
Media, Jeff Prescott, +1-615-344-5708,
both of HCA