Health Management stockholders approve acquisition by Community Health Community Health Systems (CYH) and Health Management Associates (HMA) announced that HMA stockholders voted to adopt the previously announced merger agreement under which CHS has agreed to acquire HMA. HMA stockholders approved the transaction with approximately 98.7% of the votes cast in favor of adoption of the merger agreement, representing approximately 81.7% of HMA’s outstanding common shares as of November 22, 2013. The transaction is expected to be completed prior to the end of January and is subject to customary closing conditions, the receipt of regulatory approvals and the absence of certain adverse developments.
BofA/Merrill healthcare high yield analyst has analyst/industry conference call Healthcare High Yield Analyst Bland provides an update on the current state of the bond markets and the ability of healthcare providers to utilize debt financing on an Analyst/Industry conference call to be held on March 24 at 10 am.
Leerink healthcare services analyst holds an analyst/industry conference call Healthcare Services Analyst Gupte discusses Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) and the proposed pay-fors and implications For Healthcare Services on an Analyst/Industry conference call to be held on March 20 at 11 am.