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DaVita HealthCare Partners Recognized by Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
Company honored for commitment to improving health for medically, financially vulnerable
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WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA), one of the nation's largest and most innovative health care communities, was recently recognized by the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Foundation with the 2014 CBC Fall Health Braintrust Corporate Leadership Award.

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In a letter to DaVita HealthCare Partners Chairman and CEO Kent Thiry from Congresswoman Donna M. Christensen, the chairwoman of the CBC Health Braintrust, she stated that the company was being recognized for its "visionary leadership and incredible commitment to helping improve the health, health care and thus life opportunities for millions of our nation's most medically and financially vulnerable residents."

"Mr. Thiry, your vision and willingness to leverage your incredible company to be a genuine and meaningful part of the health equity solution has had a direct and positive impact on the millions of racial and ethnic minority, low-income and rural Americans who need dialysis to manage their conditions and protect their wellbeing," adds Rep. Christensen.

"We are very proud of the partnership that we have had with the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation and the CBC Health Braintrust throughout the years," said Thiry. "We are honored to accept this corporate leadership award because it recognizes the commitment of nearly 60,000 teammates who have dedicated their lives to improving the quality of life to patients all over the world."

The award was presented to DaVita HealthCare Partners at the 2014 CBC Fall Health Braintrust luncheon in Washington, D.C., on September 26.

About DaVita HealthCare Partners
DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., a Fortune 500® company, is the parent company of DaVita Kidney Care and HealthCare Partners. DaVita Kidney Care is a leading provider of kidney care in the United States, delivering dialysis services to patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. As of June 30, 2014, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,119 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 168,000 patients. The company also operated 84 outpatient dialysis centers located in 10 countries outside the United States. HealthCare Partners manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, and Florida in its pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. As of June 30 2014, HealthCare Partners provided integrated care management for approximately 829,000 managed care patients. For more information, please visit DaVitaHealthCarePartners.com.

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vince.hancock@davita.com
(303) 876-6618

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DaVita HealthCare Partners Recognized by Congressional Black Caucus Foundation

Company honored for commitment to improving health for medically, financially vulnerable

PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA), one of the nation's largest and most innovative health care communities, was recently recognized by the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Foundation with the 2014 CBC Fall Health Braintrust Corporate Leadership Award.

In a letter to DaVita HealthCare Partners Chairman and CEO Kent Thiry from Congresswoman Donna M. Christensen, the chairwoman of the CBC Health Braintrust, she stated that the company was being recognized for its "visionary leadership and incredible commitment to helping improve the health, health care and thus life opportunities for millions of our nation's most medically and financially vulnerable residents."

"Mr. Thiry, your vision and willingness to leverage your incredible company to be a genuine and meaningful part of the health equity solution has had a direct and positive impact on the millions of racial and ethnic minority, low-income and rural Americans who need dialysis to manage their conditions and protect their wellbeing," adds Rep. Christensen.

"We are very proud of the partnership that we have had with the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation and the CBC Health Braintrust throughout the years," said Thiry. "We are honored to accept this corporate leadership award because it recognizes the commitment of nearly 60,000 teammates who have dedicated their lives to improving the quality of life to patients all over the world."

The award was presented to DaVita HealthCare Partners at the 2014 CBC Fall Health Braintrust luncheon in Washington, D.C., on September 26.

About DaVita HealthCare Partners
 
DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., a Fortune 500® company, is the parent company of DaVita Kidney Care and HealthCare Partners. DaVita Kidney Care is a leading provider of kidney care in the United States, delivering dialysis services to patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. As of June 30, 2014, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,119 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 168,000 patients. The company also operated 84 outpatient dialysis centers located in 10 countries outside the United States. HealthCare Partners manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, and Florida in its pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. As of June 30 2014, HealthCare Partners provided integrated care management for approximately 829,000 managed care patients. For more information, please visit DaVitaHealthCarePartners.com.

Contact Information

Media:
Vince Hancock
vince.hancock@davita.com       
(303) 876-6618

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