SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 26, 2012
CAPELLA HEALTHCARE, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code (615) 764-3000
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2 below):
Section 8 Other Events
Item 8.01. Other Events.
On September 26, 2012, Capella Healthcare, Inc. (the Company) issued a press release announcing the execution of an asset purchase agreement to acquire Mercy HospitalHot Springs (f/k/a St. Josephs Mercy Health Center) in Hot Springs, Arkansas. See the press release attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Section 9 Financial Statements and Exhibits
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Exhibit 99.1 Press release issued on September 26, 2012 by Capella Healthcare, Inc.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: September 26, 2012