Tenet Healthcare Corporation, a Nevada corporation was incorporated in 1975. It is an investor-owned company whose subsidiaries and affiliates operate regionally focused, integrated health care delivery networks with a significant pr...esence in several large urban and suburban markets. At the core of its networks are acute care and specialty hospitals that, together with its strategically aligned outpatient facilities and related businesses, allow them to provide a comprehensive range of health care services in the communities they serve. The Company primarily operated 77 hospitals, 183 outpatient centers, six health plans, six accountable care networks and Conifer Health Solutions, LLC (“Conifer”), which provides business process solutions to more than 700 hospital and other clients nationwide. It pr...ovides comprehensive operational management for revenue cycle functions, including patient access, health information management, revenue integrity and patient financial services. They also offer communications and engagement solutions to optimize the relationship between providers and patients. In addition, its management services offerings have expanded to support value-based performance through clinical integration, financial risk management and population health management. For financial reporting purposes, its business lines are classified into two separate reportable business segments — hospital operations and other, and Conifer. Its subsidiaries operated 77 hospitals, including four academic medical centers, two children’s hospitals, three specialty hospitals and a critical access hospital, with a total of 20,293 licensed beds, serving primarily urban and suburban communities in 14 states. Of those hospitals, 72 were owned by its subsidiaries, and five were owned by third parties and leased by its subsidiaries. They are also in the process of constructing the new Resolute Health Hospital and Wellness Campus in New Braunfels, Texas, which is expected to be completed in or around May 2014. In addition, its subsidiaries operated a long-term acute care hospital and owned or leased and operated a number of medical office buildings, all of which were located on, or nearby, its hospital campuses. Furthermore, its subsidiaries operated 183 free-standing and provider-based outpatient centers in 16 states including diagnostic imaging centers, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and satellite emergency departments, among others. They also owned over 500 physician practices. Many of its hospitals also offer a wide range of clinical research studies, giving patients access to innovative care. The Company also own or control six accountable care networks — in Florida, California, Illinois, Michigan and Texas — and participate in two additional accountable care networks through collaborations with other health care providers in its markets in Arizona and Massachusetts. These networks operate using a range of payment and delivery models that seek to align provider reimbursement in a way that encourages improved quality metrics and efficiencies in the total cost of care for an assigned population of patients through cooperation of the providers. The Company’s health plans are subject to state and federal laws and regulations. Both federal and state government agencies continue heightened and coordinated civil and criminal enforcement efforts against the health care industry.