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HEALTH MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES HOSPITALS ESCAPE DAMAGE BY HURRICANE

 HEALTH MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES HOSPITALS ESCAPE DAMAGE BY HURRICANE
 NAPLES, Fla., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Management Associates, Inc. (NYSE: HMA) today announced that none of the company's Florida hospitals nor its Biloxi, Miss. hospital sustained damages resulting from Hurricane Andrew.
 HMA's two facilities located in the southern portion of Florida, Sandy Pines Hospital in Tequesta and Fishermen's Hospital in Marathon, were unscathed in the wake of the hurricane. Emergency services at the Marathon facility proceeded normally throughout the course of the hurricane and it was back in full service by noon, Monday, Aug. 24. All operations at the Biloxi facility proceeded without interruption.
 "What we are particularly proud of is the commitment shown by our hospital personnel," said William J. Schoen, chairman, president and chief executive officer. "They were able to fully carry out their responsibilities and maintain hospital operations in the midst of an unsettling ordeal."
 Health Management Associates, Inc. is a major operator of general acute care hospitals in communities situated primarily in the southeast and southwest. The company operates 16 facilities in 10 states with a total of 1,658 licensed beds.
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 /CONTACT: Kelly E. Curry, executive vice president of Health Management Associates, 813-598-3131; or, Anthony J. Russo of Noonan/Russo Communications, 212-979-9180, for Health Management Associates/
 (HMA) CO: Health Management Associates, Inc. ST: New York, Florida IN: HEA SU:


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