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BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Dec. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE: HLS) today announced it will participate in the 36th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco, California on Jan. 8-11, 2018. The Company will present at the conference under its new name Encompass Health (NYSE: EHC), which takes effect on Jan. 1, 2018.
HealthSouth President and Chief Executive Officer Mark Tarr will present at 2:30 p.m. ET/11:30 a.m. PT on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. The presentation will be webcast live and will be available at http://investor.healthsouth.com by clicking on an available link.
HealthSouth is one of the nation's largest providers of post-acute healthcare services, offering both facility-based and home-based patient care in 36 states and Puerto Rico through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies, and hospice agencies. HealthSouth can be found on the web at www.healthsouth.com. On Oct. 20, 2017, HealthSouth's Board of Directors approved a name change from HealthSouth Corporation to Encompass Health Corporation, effective Jan. 1, 2018. The corporate name change will be accompanied by a NYSE ticker symbol change from "HLS" to "EHC." HealthSouth's business will begin transitioning to the Encompass Health name beginning in the first quarter of 2018.
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