Tenet to Speak at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Health Care Conference on May 14, 2013

Tenet to Speak at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Health Care Conference on May 14, 2013

Tenet Healthcare CorporationRick Black 469-893-2647orThomas Rice 469-893-2522

Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) today announced that Trevor Fetter, Tenet’s president and chief executive officer, will speak at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Health Care Conference in Las Vegas on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at approximately 10:40 a.m. Pacific Time.

The presentation will be available live via webcast and may be accessed through the investor relations section of Tenet’s website . Please access the web site at least 15 minutes before the scheduled start time to download and install any necessary audio software.

Tenet Healthcare Corporation, a leading health care services company, through its subsidiaries operates 49 hospitals, 124 free-standing outpatient centers and Conifer Health Solutions, a leader in business process solutions for health care providers that serves over 600 hospital and other clients nationwide. Tenet’s hospitals and related health care facilities are committed to providing high quality care to patients in the communities they serve. For more information, please visit .

This document contains “forward-looking statements” – that is, statements that relate to future, not past, events. In this context, forward-looking statements often address our expected future business and financial performance and financial condition, and often contain words such as “expect,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “plan,” “believe,” “seek,” “see,” or “will.” Forward-looking statements by their nature address matters that are, to different degrees, uncertain. Particular uncertainties that could cause our actual results to be materially different than those expressed in our forward-looking statements include the factors disclosed under “Forward-Looking Statements” and “Risk Factors” in our Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012, our quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, periodic reports on Form 8-K and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The information contained in this release is as of the date hereof. The Company assumes no obligation to update forward-looking statements contained in this release as a result of new information or future events or developments.

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