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LifePoint Health Completes Sale of Three Louisiana Hospital Campuses


LifePoint Health, Inc., (NASDAQ:LPNT) today announced the completion of
a transaction with Allegiance Health Management (AHM) in which the
Company sold its ownership interest in three Louisiana hospital campuses
and associated assets: Mercy Regional Medical Center in Ville Platte,
Acadian Medical Center (a campus of Mercy Regional) in Eunice, and
Minden Medical Center in Minden.

AHM is based in Shreveport, La. and is a regional leader in healthcare
operations in Louisiana and surrounding states. As part of its system,
these hospitals will have expanded opportunities for regional
collaboration and to create regional networks to reach and positively
impact the lives of even more people.

With the transaction completed, LifePoint Health now operates 68
hospital campuses and regional health systems, as well as physician
practices, outpatient centers, and post-acute service providers in 22
states. The Company continues to focus on fostering the growth and
success of its facilities, enhancing quality care and patient safety,
and pursuing new markets where the organization can make a difference.

About LifePoint Health, Inc.

LifePoint Health (NASDAQ:LPNT) is a leading healthcare company
dedicated to Making Communities Healthier®. Through its subsidiaries, it
provides quality inpatient, outpatient and post-acute services close to
home. LifePoint owns and operates community hospitals, regional health
systems, physician practices, outpatient centers, and post-acute
facilities in 22 states. It is the sole community healthcare provider in
the majority of the non-urban communities it serves. More information
about the Company can be found at
All references to "LifePoint," "LifePoint Health" or the "Company" used
in this release refer to affiliates or subsidiaries of LifePoint Health,

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