SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 8, 2004
|(State or other jurisdiction
|(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer
|One Park Plaza, Nashville, Tennessee||37203|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (615) 344-9551
Item 5. OTHER EVENTS.
In connection with the issuance and sale, pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, of an aggregate of $500,000,000 principal amount of the Registrants 5.75% Notes due March 15, 2014, the Registrant files herewith those Exhibits listed in Items 7(c) below.
ITEM 7(c) EXHIBITS.
The following Exhibits are furnished in accordance with Item 601 of Regulation S-K:
|Underwriting Agreement Standard Provisions (Debt Securities) dated September 18, 2002, (filed as Exhibit 1.1 to the Registrants Current Report on Form 8-K dated September 18, 2002 and incorporated herein by reference).|
|Underwriting Agreement (Terms) dated March 3, 2004 by and among the Registrant and the several Underwriters named therein.|
|5.75% Note due March 15, 2014 in the principal amount of $500,000,000.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: March 11, 2004
|By:||/s/ John M. Franck II|
|John M. Franck II
Vice President and Corporate Secretary