Community Health Systems to Broadcast First-Quarter 2010 Conference Call Live on the Internet

FRANKLIN, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:CYH) today announced that it will provide an online Web simulcast and rebroadcast of its first-quarter 2010 conference call.

The Company will issue a press release announcing its results on Wednesday, April 21, 2010, after the regular close of trading. The conference call is scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. Central time, 11:30 a.m. Eastern time, on Thursday, April 22, 2010. A live broadcast of the conference call will be available online at www.chs.net and www.earnings.com. 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 22, 2010.

During this call Community Health Systems will review the Company’s financial and operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010.

Located in the Nashville, Tennessee, suburb of Franklin, Community Health Systems, Inc. is the largest publicly-traded hospital company 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 122 hospitals in 29 states with an aggregate of approximately 18,000 licensed beds. Its hospitals offer a broad range of inpatient and surgical services, outpatient treatment and skilled nursing care. In addition, through its QHR subsidiary, the Company provides management and consulting services to over 150 independent 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.”



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Investor Contact:
Community Health Systems, Inc.
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
W. Larry Cash, 615-465-7000

KEYWORDS:   United States  North America  Tennessee

INDUSTRY KEYWORDS:   Health  Hospitals  Managed Care

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