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Gentiva Health Services (GTIV) Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2010 Earnings Call and Webcast for Thursday, February 17, 2011  
1/28/2011 7:49:25 AM

ATLANTA, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gentiva Health Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: GTIV), the nation's largest provider of home health and hospice services, announced today that it has scheduled a conference call and webcast on Thursday, February 17, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. ET to discuss operating results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2010. Gentiva plans to issue its financial news release the morning of February 17 before pre-market trading.

The February 17, 2011 conference call is open to investment analysts and managers, Company shareholders and others interested in Gentiva Health Services. Instructions for participation in the conference call follow:

  • Event: Gentiva Health Services' fourth quarter and fiscal 2010 conference call.

  • Date and Time: Thursday, February 17, 2011, 10:00 a.m. ET.

  • Instructions: Participants in the United States, Canada and international locations may call (973) 935-2408 and reference call # 40196118.


  • Replay: A replay of the call will be available on February 17, beginning at approximately 1 p.m. ET, and will remain available continuously through February 24. To listen to a replay of the call from the United States, Canada or international locations, dial (800) 642-1687 or (706) 645-9291 and enter the following PIN at the prompt: 40196118. Visit http://investors.gentiva.com/events.cfm to access the webcast archive.

  • Transcript: A transcript of the call, including questions and answers, is expected to be available on Gentiva's website within 48 hours after its conclusion.

About Gentiva Health Services, Inc.

Gentiva Health Services, Inc. is the nation's largest provider of home health and hospice services based on revenue, delivering innovative, high quality care to patients across the United States. Gentiva is a single source for skilled nursing; physical, occupational, speech and neurorehabilitation services; hospice services; social work; nutrition; disease management education; help with daily living activities; and other therapies and services. In August 2010, Gentiva acquired Odyssey HealthCare, Inc., one of the leading providers of hospice care in the United States. GTIV-E

Forward-Looking Statement

Certain statements contained in this news release, including, without limitation, statements containing the words "believes," "anticipates," "intends," "expects," "assumes," "trends" and similar expressions, constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are based upon the Company's current plans, expectations and projections about future events. However, such statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These factors include, among others, the following: economic and business conditions, including the ability to access capital markets; demographic changes; changes in, or failure to comply with, existing governmental regulations; the impact on our Company of recently passed healthcare reform legislation and its subsequent implementation through governmental regulations; changes in Medicare, Medicaid and commercial payer reimbursement levels; the outcome of any inquiries into the Company's operations and business practices by governmental authorities; the Company's ability to effectively integrate Odyssey's operations; effects of competition in the markets in which the Company operates; liability and other claims asserted against the Company; ability to attract and retain qualified personnel; availability and terms of capital; loss of significant contracts or reduction in revenues associated with major payer sources; ability of customers to pay for services; business disruption due to natural disasters, pandemic outbreaks, or terrorist acts; ability to successfully integrate the operations of acquisitions the Company may make and achieve expected synergies and operational efficiencies within expected time-frames; effect on liquidity of the Company's debt service requirements; and changes in estimates and judgments associated with critical accounting policies and estimates. For a detailed discussion of certain of these and other factors that could cause actual results to differ from those contained in this news release, please refer to the Company's various filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), including the "Risk Factors" section contained in the Company's annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended January 3, 2010, as supplemented in the Company's quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the third quarter ended October 3, 2010.

Financial and Investor Contact:

Eric Slusser

770-951-6101

eric.slusser@gentiva.com

or John Mongelli

770-221-6700

john.mongelli@gentiva.com


Media Contact:

Scott Cianciulli

Brainerd Communicators

212-986-6667

cianciulli@braincomm.com



SOURCE Gentiva Health Services, Inc.


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