About National HealthCare

NHC provides services to 75 long-term health care centers with 9,450 beds. NHC’s affiliates also operate 37 homecare programs, six independent living centers and 17 assisted living communities. NHC’s other services include Alzheimer’s units, long-term care pharmacies, hospice, a rehabilitation services company, and providing management and accounting services to third parties. In order to understand in all material respects the financial condition, results of operations and cash flows of NHC, the investor must review our most recent Form 10-Q quarterly report, Form 10-K annual report and press releases which are available here on our web site. NHC common stock is traded with the symbol NHC on the NYSE Amex Exchange.

National HealthCare Corporation is recognized nationwide as an innovator in the delivery of quality long-term care. Our goal is to provide a full range of extended care services, designed to maximize the well being and independence of patients of all ages. We are dedicated to meeting patient needs through an interdisciplinary approach combining compassionate care with cost-effective health care services.

The National HealthCare Corporation environment is one of encouragement and challenge … innovation and improvement … teamwork and collaboration … and honesty and integrity. All NHC employees are committed as partners, not only to the health of our patients but to the well being of the communities we serve.

Our Mission

At NHC, care is our business. Care that respects the individual. Care that promotes recovery, well being and independence. Care that seeks to meet all standards of quality.