Community Health Systems to Participate in Deutsche Bank 38th Annual Health Care Conference

<0> Community Health Systems, Inc.W. Larry Cash, 615-465-7000Executive Vice President and Chief Financial OfficerorLizbeth Schuler, 615-465-7000Vice President - Investor Relations </0>

Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CYH) today announced that management will participate in the Deutsche Bank 38 Annual Health Care Conference to be held May 29-30, 2013, at The Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts.

The investor presentation will begin at 1:30 p.m. Eastern time, 12:30 p.m. Central time, on Thursday, May 30, 2013, and will be available to investors via a live audio webcast. A link to the broadcast can be found at the investor relations section of the Company’s website, , and a replay will be available for 30 days using that same link.

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. In addition, through its subsidiary, Quorum Health Resources, LLC, the Company provides management and consulting services to non-affiliated general acute-care hospitals located throughout the United States. Shares in Community Health Systems, Inc. are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CYH.”