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Webcast Alert: DaVita Inc. Q4 2001 Earnings

In conjunction with DaVita Inc.'s Q4 2001 Earnings, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2002 at 12:30 p.m. EST.

   What:     DaVita Inc. Q4 2001 Earnings

   When:     Feb. 27, 2002 at 12:30 p.m. EST


   How:      Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the
             address above.

   Contact:  LeAnne Zumwalt of DaVita Inc., +1-650-401-2260, ext. 5386, or

If you are unable to participate during the live webcast, the call will be archived at

DaVita is a leading provider of dialysis services for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure. The Company owns and operates kidney dialysis centers and home peritoneal dialysis programs domestically in 32 states, as well as Washington, D.C. As of September 30, 2001, we operate 492 outpatient dialysis facilities serving over 42,000 patients, including 3,100 patients in 30 centers under management. We also provide acute hemodialysis services to inpatients at approximately 280 hospitals.

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SOURCE: DaVita, Inc.

Contact: LeAnne Zumwalt of DaVita Inc., +1-650-401-2260, ext. 5386, or

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