Mission Health Signs Definitive Agreement to be Acquired by HCA Healthcare

September 4, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE            

Contact:                                              

Rowena Buffett Timms  

Mission Health   (828) 213-1268 

               

MISSION HEALTH SIGNS DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT TO BE ACQUIRED BY HCA HEALTHCARE

  Purchase agreement ensures access to high quality care for everyone in western North Carolina and provides exceptional protections for rural communities; Creates largest per capita foundation in America 

ASHEVILLE, NC – August 31, 2018 – Mission Health's Board of Directors announced today that Mission Health and HCA Healthcare (HCA) have entered into a definitive agreement for HCA to acquire Mission Health.   The Agreement will be sent to  the North Carolina Attorney General for applicable regulatory review.                                    

As part  of its normal regulatory review  process, the attorney general will evaluate any effect the transaction could have on market competition, whether HCA Healthcare is paying a fair price for the acquisition and how proceeds resulting from the sale will continue to benefit western North Carolina. To read the full press release, click here.

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