Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) April 14, 2004
(State of Incorporation)
|One Park Plaza, Nashville, Tennessee
(Address of principal executive offices)
|ITEM 9. REGULATION FD DISCLOSURE|
|ITEM 12. RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION|
|Ex-99 Press Release|
ITEM 9. REGULATION FD DISCLOSURE
ITEM 12. RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION
The following information is being furnished pursuant to Item 9, Regulation FD Disclosure and Item 12 Results of Operations and Financial Conditions. On April 14, 2004 HCA Inc. issued a press release announcing expectations relating to first quarter earnings results, the text of which is set forth in Exhibit 99.
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.
|By:||/s/ R. MILTON JOHNSON|
|R. Milton Johnson
Senior Vice President and Controller
|DATED: April 14, 2004|