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): June 28, 2018 (June 27, 2018)
COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEMS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
4000 Meridian Boulevard
Franklin, Tennessee 37067
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (615) 465-7000
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:
|☐||Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)|
|☐||Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)|
|☐||Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))|
|☐||Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).
Emerging growth company ☐
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐
|Item 8.01.||Other Events.|
On June 27, 2018, Community Health Systems, Inc. (the Company) announced the offering of $1.027 billion aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes due 2024 to be issued by its wholly owned subsidiary, CHS/Community Health Systems, Inc. (the Issuer). A copy of the press release making this announcement is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
On June 28, 2018, the Company announced the pricing of the previously announced offering of 8.625% senior secured notes due 2024 to be issued by the Issuer. The size of the offering was increased by approximately $6 million aggregate principal amount subsequent to the initial announcement of the offering. A copy of the press release making this announcement is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2 and is incorporated herein by reference.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
The following exhibits are filed herewith:
|99.1||Press Release of Community Health Systems, Inc., dated June 27, 2018|
|99.2||Press Release of Community Health Systems, Inc., dated June 28, 2018|
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.
COMMUNITY HEALTH SYSTEMS, INC.
Date: June 28, 2018
|/s/ Thomas J. Aaron|
Thomas J. Aaron
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
(principal executive officer)