SF Healthcare Joins Conventry Network 
Thursday, 23 August 2007 

Saint Francis Healthcare Hospitals and Physicians Join
Coventry Health and Life Insurance Network 

     Saint Francis Healthcare’s Memphis and Bartlett hospitals, along with over 600 affiliated physicians, have signed an agreement to become a part of Coventry Health and Life Insurance Company’s network. 
    “Our agreement with Coventry will give more members of the community access to the quality heath care services offered by Saint Francis Healthcare,” said David L. Archer, chief executive officer. Coventry is one of more than 70 managed care plans accepted by Saint Francis. 
    “We are pleased that Saint Francis and their affiliated physicians have been added to our network and our members will now have access to one of the area’s leading health care systems,” said Tim Nolan, Coventry senior vice president new market development.

About Saint Francis Healthcare 
    Saint Francis Healthcare, part of Tenet Health system, is comprised of Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis, a 519-bed full service hospital; Saint Francis Hospital-Bartlett, a 100-bed full service hospital; the Surgery Center at Saint Francis; five Saint Francis Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Centers located in Memphis, Bartlett, Millington, Collierville, and Olive Branch, MS; Saint Francis Nursing Home, a 197-bed facility that provides Senior and Long-Term Care Services; and the Saint Francis Senior Healthcare Center. Both hospitals are accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency. Visit our websites at www.saintfrancishosp.com and www.saintfrancisbartlett.com.

About Coventry Health and Life Insurance Company 
    Coventry Health and Life Insurance Company is headquartered in Memphis, TN, and is a subsidiary of Coventry Health Care, Inc. Coventry Health Care (www.cvty.com) is a diversified national managed healthcare company based in Bethesda, Maryland, operating health plans, insurance companies, network rental and workers’ compensation services companies. Through its Commercial Business, Individual Consumer & Government Business, and Specialty Business Divisions, Coventry provides a full range of risk and fee-based managed care products and services to a broad cross section of individuals, employer and government-funded groups, government agencies, and other insurance carriers and administrators.