Quorum Health Group, Inc., Completes Medicare Cost Report Case Settlement

Apr 23, 2001, 01:00 ET from Quorum Health Group, Inc.

    BRENTWOOD, Tenn., April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
     Quorum Health Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:   QHGI) announced today completion of its
 Medicare cost report case settlement with the Civil Division, U.S. Department
 of Justice, for which a tentative settlement was announced on Oct. 2, 2000.
     The settlement consists of  $82.5 million in compensation, plus interest
 and  implementation of a corporate integrity agreement for five years.  In
 addition to resolving the government's claims against Quorum, the government
 has agreed not to pursue claims against current and former managed hospitals
 that take certain administrative steps.
     The Company has consistently maintained the settlement was not an
 indication of wrongdoing, but was in the best interest of the Company, its
 associates and shareholders.
     Quorum Health Group, Inc., and Triad Hospitals, Inc., Dallas, announced
 plans to merge on October 19, 2000.  The companies expect to complete the
 transaction on approximately April 27, 2001, following special shareholder
 meetings on April 26.
     Quorum Health Group, Inc., owns and operates acute care hospitals
 nationwide through its affiliates.  Quorum Health Resources, LLC, a
 subsidiary, is the nation's largest manager of not-for-profit hospitals and
 also provides consulting services to hospitals.
 
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SOURCE Quorum Health Group, Inc.
    BRENTWOOD, Tenn., April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
     Quorum Health Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:   QHGI) announced today completion of its
 Medicare cost report case settlement with the Civil Division, U.S. Department
 of Justice, for which a tentative settlement was announced on Oct. 2, 2000.
     The settlement consists of  $82.5 million in compensation, plus interest
 and  implementation of a corporate integrity agreement for five years.  In
 addition to resolving the government's claims against Quorum, the government
 has agreed not to pursue claims against current and former managed hospitals
 that take certain administrative steps.
     The Company has consistently maintained the settlement was not an
 indication of wrongdoing, but was in the best interest of the Company, its
 associates and shareholders.
     Quorum Health Group, Inc., and Triad Hospitals, Inc., Dallas, announced
 plans to merge on October 19, 2000.  The companies expect to complete the
 transaction on approximately April 27, 2001, following special shareholder
 meetings on April 26.
     Quorum Health Group, Inc., owns and operates acute care hospitals
 nationwide through its affiliates.  Quorum Health Resources, LLC, a
 subsidiary, is the nation's largest manager of not-for-profit hospitals and
 also provides consulting services to hospitals.
 
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