Community Health Systems Announces Definitive Agreement to Sell Bluefield West Virginia Hospital

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Community Health Systems, Inc. announced that subsidiaries of the Company have signed a definitive agreement to sell 92-bed Bluefield Regional Medical Center in Bluefield, West Virginia, and its associated ancillary healthcare operations to subsidiaries of Princeton Community Hospital. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2019, subject to customary regulatory approvals and closing condition

The hospital included in this transaction is among the additional planned divestitures discussed on the Company’s first quarter 2019 earnings call.

About Community Health Systems, Inc.
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 communities across the country. The Company, through its subsidiaries, owns, leases or operates 107 affiliated hospitals in 18 states with an aggregate of approximately 17,000 licensed beds. The Company’s headquarters are located in Franklin, Tennessee, a suburb south of Nashville. Shares in Community Health Systems, Inc. are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CYH.” More information about the Company can be found on its website at www.chs.net.