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Community Health Systems to Participate in Two Healthcare Conferences in November

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Community Health Systems to Participate in Two Healthcare Conferences in November11:27 EST Wednesday, November 07, 2012 FRANKLIN, Tenn. (Business Wire) -- Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CYH) today announced that management will participate in the Lazard Capital Markets 9th Annual Healthcare Conference to be held November 13-14, 2012, at The Pierre Hotel in New York City. The investor presentation will begin at 10:30 a.m. Eastern time, 9:30 a.m. Central time, on Tuesday, November 13, 2012, and will be available to investors via a live audio webcast. In addition, management will participate in the Credit Suisse 2012 Healthcare Conference to be held November 14-16, 2012, at the Arizona Biltmore Hotel in Phoenix, Arizona. The investor presentation will begin at 2:00 p.m. Mountain time, 3:00 p.m. Central time, on Wednesday, November 14, 2012, and will be available to investors via a live audio webcast. The links to both broadcasts can be found at the investor relations section of the Company's website, www.chs.net, and the replays will be available for 30 days using the same links. 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.” Community Health Systems, Inc.W. Larry Cash, 615-465-7000Executive Vice President and Chief Financial OfficerorLizbeth Schuler, 615-465-7000Vice President - Investor Relations