SOURCE: StockCall


April 20, 2012 08:15 ET

Research on HCA Holdings Inc. and Tenet Healthcare Corp. - 13 Year Old Lawsuit Settlement Boosting Hospital's Revenues

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - Apr 20, 2012) - offers investors comprehensive research on the Hospitals industry and has completed analytical research on HCA Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HCA) and Tenet Healthcare Corp. (NYSE: THC). Register with us today at to have free access to these researches.

Several companies within the hospitals industry received something of a boost recently, following the announcement of a settled lawsuit dating back to 1999. The lawsuit pertained to Medicare rural hospital payment rates and the settlement reached with Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is expected to enhance revenues for hospitals that were involved. Register now at to have free access to our reports on the Hospitals industry. is an online platform where investors doing their due-diligence on the Hospitals industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on HCA Holdings Inc. and Tenet Healthcare Corp.; investors and shareholders of these companies can simply register for a complimentary membership at

Tenet Healthcare Corp. has announced that it will receive $84 million in damages. HCA Holdings Inc. has reported that its net revenue gain from the lawsuit settlement will be $188 million. Investors can register for free to access the research reports on HCA Holdings Inc. and Tenet Healthcare Corp. at or

HCA has also released some preliminary first quarter results, and during the 1st quarter revenue increased from $7.41 billion in the same period last year, to around $8.4 billion. HCA's reported 3.2 percent rise in same facility admission for the quarter may also be good news for the industry, indicating that utilization is building back up.

The poor economic situation, shrinking government budgets and stressed employment levels have created a challenging environment for the industry. However, some feel the economic turnaround may now be reaching hospitals.

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