Community Health Systems to Broadcast First-Quarter 2013 Conference Call Live on the Internet

Community Health Systems, Inc.W. Larry Cash, 615-465-7000Executive Vice Presidentand Chief Financial OfficerorLizbeth Schuler, 615-465-7000Vice President - Investor Relations

Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) today announced that it will provide an online Web simulcast and rebroadcast of its first-quarter 2013 conference call.

The Company will issue a press release announcing its results on Monday, April 29, 2013, after the regular close of trading. The conference call is scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m. Central time, 10:00 a.m. Eastern time, on Tuesday, April 30, 2013. A live broadcast of the conference call will be available online at and . To listen to the live call, please go to the web site at least 15 minutes early to register, download, and install any necessary audio software. The online replay will follow shortly after the call and continue through May 30, 2013.

During this call Community Health Systems will review the Company’s financial and operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013.

Located in the Nashville, Tennessee, suburb of Franklin, Community Health Systems, Inc. is one of the largest publicly-traded hospital companies in the United States and a leading operator of general acute care hospitals in non-urban and mid-size markets throughout the country. Through its subsidiaries, the Company currently owns, leases or operates 135 hospitals in 29 states with an aggregate of approximately 20,000 licensed beds. Its hospitals offer a broad range of inpatient and surgical services, outpatient treatment and skilled nursing care. Community Health Systems Professional Services Corporation, a subsidiary of Community Health Systems, Inc., provides management services to the affiliated group of hospitals and is party to the agreements with Cleveland Clinic. Shares in Community Health Systems, Inc. are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CYH.”