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HCA Profit Edges Up; Health-Care Reform Has Minimal Impact
The Wall Street Journal

HCA Holdings Inc. HCA -1.62% said its first-quarter earnings rose 0.9% as the hospital operator reported stronger revenue. “We are pleased with results for the first quarter,” Chief Executive R. Milton Johnson said. “As expected, health-care reform had minimal impact on the company’s first quarter results; however, we remain optimistic regarding the potential long-term benefits.”