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PRESS CONTACT: Tracy@UHSBehindClosedDoors.org Download our 2015 white paper here. Download an updated fact sheet about UHS here. NEW CLIPS & PRESS RELEASES: NYC comptroller seeks more control at UHS, other companies Modern Healthcare, April 5, 2018 Two who died in psychiatric hospitals were improperly medicated, report says Boston Globe, March 5, 2018 Universal Health Services sets reserve for fraud settlement Philadelphia Inquirer, March 1, 2018 Against Their Will: Locked away in a mental hospital after voluntarily seeking help ABC-WFAA, February 22, 2018 Suicide and assaults: Which Dallas psychiatric hospitals have bad safety records? Dallas Morning News, February 18, 2018 Lowell psychiatric hospital with a history of citations will close Boston Globe, February 7, 2018 Former employees, internal reports detail patient care issues, fraud at Brentwood Hospital KTBS News, February 1, 2018 ‘He didn’t deserve the way he died’: Mother of teen restrained at behavioral health facility speaks out Washington Post, January 27, 2018 2 minors sexually assaulted at Kingwood Pines Hospital during psychiatric evaluation, lawsuit says KPRC Houston, January 19, 2018 Timberlawn psychiatric hospital to close Feb. 16 after safety violations Dallas Morning News, January 18, 2018 Sacramento psychiatrist ordered to surrender license in sex abuse complaint Sacramento Bee, December 11, 2017 ‘Immediate jeopardy’: How safe are kids at state-monitored Timberlawn psych hospital? Dallas Morning News, December 10, 2017 Admissions at North Spring health facility halted after resident’s death Loudoun Times-Mirror, December 5, 2017 Loudoun sheriff’s office continues investigation into teen’s death at North Spring health facility Loudoun Times-Mirror, November 27, 2017 Universal Health plans big psych expansion in New Jersey Philly Inquirer, November 20, 2017 A Prescription for Violence: Videos Show UHS Hospital Staff Assaulting Young Patients Buzzfeed News, November 11, 2017 Voluntarily checking into psychiatric hospital, easy. Checking out? Not so much Wfaa, November 7, 2017 Raped, fondled, flashed: What female patients say happened to them at Timberlawn psych hospital Dallas Morning News, October 26, 2017 After 13-year-old reports rape, inspectors descend on Timberlawn psych hospital Dallas Morning News, October 18, 2017 How small rebellions by Florida delinquents snowball into bigger beatings by staff Tampa Bay Times, October 13, 2017 Dallas police investigating sexual assault of 13-year-old girl at Timberlawn hospital Dallas Morning News, October 12, 2017 Police: body found by hikers identified as missing Utah Man AP, October 12, 2017 Cause of death: ‘Lack of empathy.’ Medical neglect in Florida’s juvenile justice Miami Herald, October 10, 2017 Federal probe found lapses at psychiatric hospitals Boston Globe, October 3, 2017 Joint Commission’s ‘failure’ has senator asking how to make its inspections public Health Exec Magazine, September 20, 2017 Staffer injured in brawl at youth detention center NFW Daily News, September 20, 2017 Police Calls Mansfield News Journal, September 18, 2017 Lawsuit: College Park hospital’s neglect led to patient’s rape Atlanta Journal-Constitution, September 15, 2017 Admissions halted at Lowell mental-health treatment site Lowell Sun, September 14, 2017 Man accused of sexually assaulting two women at local hospital WZZM 13 News, September 8, 2017 Sexual Assault Investigation At Now-Shuttered Westwood Psychiatric Hospital Westwood Patch, August 30, 2017 State permanently closes psychiatric hospital, just weeks after declaring it safe Boston Globe, August 28, 2017 A Fairfax Hospital patient assaulted a fellow patient with a book in a pillowcase Kirkland police blotter, August 28, 2017 UK Watchdog Finds Health Merger Hurt Competition Law360, August 23, 2017 Crestview youth detention facility director arrested NWF Daily News, August 19, 2017 Embattled Mental Health Provider Faces New Fine From OSHA New England Ctr. for Investigative Reporting, August 18, 2017 Murder charge in 2015 hospital slay Boston Herald, August 7, 2017 Shadow Mountain loses court bid to halt SoonerCare contract termination Tulsa World, August 2, 2017 State allows psychiatric hospital to reopen admissions Associated Press, August 1, 2017 UHS of Hartgrove Inc. allegedly failed to prevent sexual assault Cook County Record, July, 28, 2017 Call for tighter checks on private hospitals used by NHS after MRSA case The Guardian, July 20, 2017 Lawsuit: Boy, 12, sexually assaulted at DeKalb hospital Atlanta-Journal Constitution, July 11, 2017 OHA issues final denial of Wilsonville psychiatric proposal; UHS to appeal Oregon Business Journal, July 7, 2017 Police locate psychiatric patient who escaped in Virginia Beach WTKR News, July 5, 2017 Investors Sue Universal Health In Wake Of Fraud Probes Law360, July 3, 2017 State shuts down youth detention center in Crestview NWF Daily News, June 24, 2017 Steve Duin: Travesties on the health-care front The Oregonian, June 23, 2017 State delays decision on Arbour Health System licenses Boston Globe, June 19, 2017 Shareholder says Universal Health misrepresented its stock value Penn Record, June 12, 2017 Families trusted this hospital chain to care for their relatives. It systematically failed them Boston Globe, June 10. 2017 State, federal agencies move to end contracts with Shadow Mountain Hospital Tulsa World, June 8, 2017 Psych Hospital At The Center Of BuzzFeed News Investigation Will Lose State Funding Buzzfeed News, June 7, 2017 Woman sues River Park Hospital for work injuries West Virginia Record, June 6, 2017 State approves for-profit firm’s new hospital in partnership with University of Miami South Florida Business Journal, June 5, 2017 Report: Shadow Mountain presented a ‘threat to life’ during recent inspection, slips in accreditation status Tulsa Word, May 30, 2017 UHS Hospital Poses “Immediate Threat To Life,” Accreditor Says Buzzfeed News, May 26, 2017 The FBI And Defense Department Are Investigating America’s Biggest Psychiatric Hospital Chain Buzzfeed News, May 23, 2017 KOP Nurses, Local Leaders To Speak Out Against For-Profit Healthcare The Patch, May 16, 2017 UHS Execs Over-Admitted Patients For Profit, Investor Says Law360, May 15, 2017 Psych hospital operator seeks legislative exemption from rules to build in Wilsonville Portland Business Journal, May 8, 2017 Controversial psychiatric chain still seeking to build Wilsonville hospital Portland Business Journal, May 3, 2017 Oklahoma City Police uncover alleged sexual assault at juvenile psychiatric hospital, no charges filed KFOR News, May 2, 2017 State plans to shut child psychiatric unit at Westwood Lodge Boston Globe, April 28, 2017 Delaware’s Rockford Center sued over suicide The News Journal, April 26, 2017 Top Performing’ Psychiatric Hospital Under Investigation MedScape News, April 25, 2017 U.S. senator raises questions about hospital operator UHS Reuters, April 18, 2017 Sen. Grassley Turns Up The Heat On Nation’s Largest Psychiatric Chain Buzzfeed News, April 17, 2017 Governor calls for investigation into Shadow Mountain Behavioral Health System Tulsa World, April 15, 2017 Massachusetts Medicaid program sues UHS for false claims Modern Healthcare, April 11, 2017 The Trash Can Unit Buzzfeed News, April 11, 2017 The richest CEO in the hospital industry Axios, April 10, 2017 CtW Investment Calls for Governance Changes at Universal Health Services Wall Street Journal, March 29, 2017 Aiken Regional Medical Centers hit with $13.75 million judgment Aiken Standard, March 2, 2017 Doctor convicted of sexually assaulting patients in Temecula Press-Enterprise March 1, 2017 DHEC again cites children’s facility following six complaints Greenville News, February 27, 2017 State turns thumbs-down on Wilsonville psychiatric hospital The Oregonian, February 24, 2017 Company with ‘baggage’ proposes Wilsonville mental hospital The Oregonian, February 24, 2017 Report: Jacksonville doctor raided by FBI was involved in fatal love triangle ActionNewsJax, February 24, 2017 Universal Health Wants Escobar FCA Suit Trimmed Law360, February 23, 2017  FBI raids office of Jacksonville doctor ActionNewsJax, February 22, 2017 Health care employers must do more to protect staff from workplace violence-Letter to the Editor Boston Globe, February 20, 2017 Texas psychiatric hospital pays $860k to settle false claims case Becker’s Hospital Review, February 10, 2017 OSHA cites Brookline psychiatric hospital Boston Globe, February 9, 2017 DCF knew Jacksonville mental hospital was breaking the rules ActionNewsJax, February 9, 2017 Most Duval County mental health patients don’t get hearings required by law ActionNewsJax, February 7, 2017 Lake Bridge to close, ending its mental health services for children in Macon Macon Daily Telegraph, January 23, 2017 DDSN responds to violations at children’s facility Greenville News, January 19, 2017 Mass., Feds May Move To Intervene In Escobar FCA Case Law360, January 18, 2017 DHEC cites child treatment facility in Florence for violations The State, January 18, 2017 Workers allege a host of problems at children’s treatment facility Greenville News, January 11, 2017 DCF launches investigation at Jacksonville mental health facility because of Action News Jax story Action News Jax, January 4, 2017 How A 6-Year-Old Got Locked On A Psych Ward Buzzfeed News, December 30, 2016 Pembroke Hospital cuts psychiatric beds after staffing criticism The EYE, December 28, 2016 UHS Investigation To Stay Under Wraps, Says Inspector General Buzzfeed News, December 22, 2016 Hospital Giant UHS Has Lost $2.4 Billion In Value In A Week Buzzfeed News, December 14, 2016 Five former patients sue two Jacksonville mental health facilities Action News Jax, December 14, 2016 Mom finds infected bite mark, weight loss in autistic son in facility Greenville News, December 12, 2016 Lawmakers Sound Alarms On UHS Psychiatric Hospitals Buzzfeed News, December 9, 2016 Buzzfeed says LG Health’s behavioral health partner trapped patients for profit Lancaster Online, December 9, 2016 The Problem With For-Profit Psychiatric Hospitals Attn:, December 8, 2016 Jacksonville mental health facilities dodge questions about fraud allegations Action News Jax, December 8, 2016 Jacksonville mental health facility accused of fraud, abusing patients’ rights Action News Jax, December 8, 2016 UHS stock plunges following Buzzfeed investigation Modern Healthcare, December 7, 2016 A Buzzfeed News Investigation-Intake: Lock them in. Bill their insurer. Kick them out. How scores of employees and patients say America’s largest psychiatric chain turns patients into profits. Buzzfeed News, December 7, 2016 UPDATED: UHS in Doylestown fined by OSHA Philadelphia Inquirer, December 1, 2016 31 low-performing teaching hospitals for central-line infection prevention Becker’s Hospital Review, November 21, 2016 Surprise state inspection reveals low staffing levels at Lowell psychiatric hospital Lowell Sun, November 14, 2016 OSHA launches four more investigations at Arbour psychiatric hospitals The EYE, November 11, 2016 Two Temecula Valley Area Hospitals Receive ‘F’ in Hospital Safety Grades Temecula Patch, November 4, 2016 Family says Arbour Health System tried to commit their daughter with fraudulent ‘section 12’ form Boston Globe, October 25, 2016 An Urgent Call For A National Surveillance System For Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities HealthAffairs Blog, October 19, 2016 Is Anybody Paying Attention? Harm And Death Within Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities Huffington Post, October 19, 2016 Rockbridge County man describes abuse while under Social Services custody WSLS-10, October 12, 2016 Credit taxpayers for paying for Manatee County indigent care-Letter to the Editor Bradenton Herald, October 6, 2016 Riveredge Hospital accused of failing to prevent violent sexual assault Cook County Record, September 26, 2016 Patient alleges health management company unlawfully filed fraudulent liens Legal News Line, September 21, 2016 GW University Hospital faces threat to kidney transplant program Washington Business Journal, September 20, 2016 Holding Rockbridge Social Services Responsible: The Story of Michael WMRA Public Radio, September 7, 2016 Is Texas too easy on troubled Dallas psychiatric hospital? Dallas Morning News, September 1, 2016 ER services, billing unseemly-Letter to the Editor Bradenton Herald, August 31, 2016 Police investigating criminal incident at Pembroke Hospital Patriot Ledger, August 30, 2016 Dismissed George Washington resident with cancer sues hospital, alleging discrimination Washington Post, August 30, 2016 Hospital ratings show deficiencies-Letter to the Editor Bradenton Herald, August 22, 2016 ‘Suicidal’ man attacks fellow patient at Fairfax Hospital Kirkland Police Blotter, August 19, 2016 Escobar Nixes Universal Health FCA Claims, 1st Circ. Told Law360, August 17, 2016 Universal Health Buys Medical Center in Nevada, Stock Down Zacks.com, August 17, 2016 Family Accuses Treatment Facility Of Abuse After Child Was Bitten Newson6, August 16, 2016 Obamacare bombshell hits health care stocks USA Today, August 16, 2016 Universal Health to operate behavioral facility for Lancaster General Philadelphia Inquirer, August 11, 2016 How CHS, Tenet, UHS, LifePoint and HCA fared in Q2 Becker’s Hospital Review, August 9, 2016 State: Staffing problems could impede Pembroke Hospital’s efforts to improve Patriot Ledger, August 1, 2016 River Crest Patient Flees Hospital, Steals Vehicle San Angelo Live, August 1, 2016 Manatee, Blake underwhelm in national hospital survey Bradenton Herald, August 1, 2016 Local hospitals rated by federal government Herald Democrat, July 31, 2016 Many Well-Known Hospitals Fail To Score 5 Stars In Medicare’s New Ratings Kaiser Health News, July 27, 2016 Controversial rating system gives six Nevada hospitals one star Las Vegas Review Journal, July 27, 2016 Two LC missing persons cases remain open Ruidioso News, July 26, 2016 Sex Assault of Unconscious Person, Rape Among 34 Counts Temecula Doctor Will Stand Trial On Temecula Patch, July 26, 2016 Physician Dies After Patient Attack in Dallas Hospital Medscape Medical News, July 8, 2016 Physician killed after attack inside Dallas mental health facility is remembered ABC-WFAA8, July 3, 2016 Patient charged in death of doctor he tackled at Timberlawn mental hospital Dallas Morning News, July 2, 2016 DO PENALTIES REDUCE MEDICAL ERRORS?-In California, fines up to $125,000 per preventable mistake have not made a significant dent San Diego Union-Tribune,  June 30, 2016 Man says hospital didn’t protect him from psychiatric patient Cook County Record, June 29, 2016 Southern Nevada District Board of Health rejects all level 3 trauma center applications Law Vegas Review Journal, June 23, 2016 Pursuit of level 3 trauma centers in Las Vegas all about profit Law Vegas Review Journal, June 23, 2016 Escobar Was A Clear Defeat For FCA Defendants Law360, June 22, 2016 Supreme Court sends Medicaid fraud case tied to teen’s death back to Boston Patriot Ledger, June 17, 2016 New trauma centers could do more harm than good Las Vegas Review-Journal, June 16, 2016 Supreme Court rules Mass. family can continue lawsuit over daughter’s death Boston Globe, June 16, 2016 Supreme Court clarifies government contract fraud USA Today, June 16, 2016 The 10 States With the Worst Emergency Department Response Time Fox8, June 15, 2016 Counterpoint: Granting designation will add undue burdens, compromise the system Las Vegas Sun, June 14, 2016. Pembroke Hospital seeks to fill leadership vacancy Wicked Local, June 9, 2016 Jury finds ex-D.C. emergency room nurse guilty of sexual assault of patients Washington Post, June 8, 2016 Woman’s uncle suggests hospital ‘cover-up’ Patriot Ledger, May 28, 2016 A look at CEO pay in Pennsylvania Associated Press, May 25, 2016 Pennsylvania police briefs: Two women sexually assaulted at health center Herald Mail Media, May 20, 2016 Search underway for new Lakewood Ranch Medical Center CEO Sarasota Herald Tribune, May 20, 2016 These CEOs still get millions in ‘perks’ USA Today, May 18, 2016 Family begs for answers after woman dies unexpectedly at psychiatric hospital MyFoxBoston, May 17, 2016 Patient accuses residential treatment center of sexual abuse Cook County Record, May 11, 2016 Pembroke Hospital equips some staff with walkie-talkies to call for help Patriot Ledger, May 6, 2016 State assigns monitor to oversee hospitals Boston Globe, May 5, 2016 UHS sees profit swell as admissions rise in Q1 Becker’s Hospital Review, May 4, 2016 State says six surprise inspections at Pembroke Hospital find patient care violations Patriot Ledger, May 3, 2016 Mental health group rejects donation from Pembroke Hospital owner Patriot Ledger, April 29, 2016 Mental health group returns donation from embattled company Boston Globe, April 26, 2016 Local attorney Mac McLeod wins settlement of more than $10 million in Orange County wrongful death case St. Augustine Record, April 23, 2016 Malicious mischief, shoplifting energy bars, assault at a hospital Kirkland Reporter, April 22, 2016 Mass. case before Supreme Court could expand fraud law Boston Globe, April 20, 2016 Supreme Court takes up UHS case that could expand False Claims Act liability Modern Healthcare, April 19, 2016 U.S. justices weigh federal fraud claim over woman’s death Reuters, April 19, 2016 Business of mental health hurts Sussex County News Journal, April 13, 2016 Family wants answers on daughter’s death at Pembroke Hospital Patriot Ledger, April 9 2016 Arbour must submit correction plan for 4 facilities Boston Globe, April 9, 2016

Senate bill could force school districts to pay private mental health centers for education of students Alaska Dispatch News, April 7, 2016

Universal Health Pays for Billionaire’s Tickets, Expenses Bloomberg News, April 7, 2016 Elkton man commits suicide outside Rockford Center The News Journal, April 7, 2016 Man Commits Suicide After being Refused Admission at Rockford Center WGMD News Radio, April 5, 3016 Lawsuit Filed Against Doctor Accused of Sexually Assaulting Patient NBC Los Angeles, April 4, 2016 State makes another surprise inspection of Pembroke Hospital The Patriot Ledger, March 28, 2016 Hospital Chain CEO Hits Billionaire Jackpot by Keeping Control Bloomberg Business News, March 22, 2016 Editorial: Chain’s failure to safeguard mental health patients is appalling Dallas Morning News, March 22, 2016 Our Opinion: Past time for action at Pembroke Hospital The Patriot Ledger, March 19, 2016 Danger in the psych ward-Safety issues plague a chain of mental-health hospitals in Texas and across the United States Dallas Morning News, March 18, 2016 State demands corrective actions from Pembroke Hospital The Patriot Ledger, March 14, 2016 Universal Health Systems’ behavioral health centers under investigation for alleged billing fraud Healthcare Finance News, March 8, 2016 OSHA investigates brutal attacks on Pembroke Hospital nurses Fox25 WFXT, March 8, 2016 State licensing agency promises continued scrutiny of embattled Pembroke Hospital Patriot Ledger , March 8, 2016 Police describe savage attack on nurse at Pembroke Hospital Patriot Ledger, March 7, 2016 Five mental health hospitals targeted in federal probe Boston Globe, March 7, 2016 South Attleboro’s Arbour-Fuller among hospitals investigated for billing fraud Sun Chronicle, March 7, 2016 Justice department targets Pembroke Hospital as part of fraud investigation Patriot Ledger, March 7, 2016 A third government regulator uncovers safety problems at Pembroke Hospital Patriot Ledger, March 4, 2016 State Proposes Revoking License Of Psychiatric Hospital In Dallas KERA News, March 3, 2016 Safety woes could shut down Timberlawn, Dallas’ largest psychiatric hospital The Dallas Morning News, March 3, 2016 Hospital brushes off calls from federal agency to address problem of workers attacked by violent patients Patriot Ledger, March 2, 2016 CORONA: Union nurses protest deunionization at Corona Regional Press-Enterprise, March 2, 2016, Dr. Carlos Hernandez raises concerns of Hospital Advisory Board Bylaws change threatens Medical Community’s Independence Eagle Pass Business Journal, March 2, 2016 UHS profit jumps 25% as admissions rise: 5 things to know Becker’s Hospital Review, February 26, 2016 Universal Health says Massachusetts hospitals under civil investigation theFly.com, February 26, 2016 Universal Health says DOJ investigating El Paso Behavioral Health System theFly.com, February 26, 2016 Universal Health says DOJ opened False Claim Act investigation theFly.com, February 26, 2016 CORONA: Threats, backroom dealing by hospital alleged by union Press Enterprise, February 26, 2016 MEDICAL CARE: Health report warns of bacteria spread at local hospitals Press Enterprise, February 16, 2016 Woman arrested after punching nurse | Kirkland Police Blotter Kirkland Reporter, February 12, 2016 Major healthcare associations jump into Supreme Court case about fraud Modern Healthcare, February 1, 2016 Family of teen victim files $1.5 million lawsuit against Laurel Ridge KENS- 5 News, January 28, 2016 New psych hospitals face hurdles Sacramento Business Journal, January 22, 2016 Oakland Park approves psychiatric hospital Sun Sentinel, January 21, 2016 High court will hear clinic case tied to death; Family says bills were fraudulent Boston Globe, January 18, 2016 RELEASE: Community Activists Defeat Controversial Mental Health Facility Proposed by Beleaguered Health Giant Universal Health Services, INC. (UHS) UHS Behind Closed Doors, January 18, 2016 National Deaf Academy, Hit With Abuse Allegations, Is Closing NBC News, January 15, 2016 Troubled National Deaf Academy closes Daily Commercial, January 15, 2016 Company withdraws plans to build psychiatric hospital in Rocklin Sacramento Business Journal, January 15, 2016 Rocklin officials recommend ‘no’ on psych hospital; Police skeptical of safety measures Placer Herald, January 14, 2016 Planning Commission, Police Chief Recommend Denying Permit for Mental Health Facility in Rocklin Fox 40, January 6, 2016 Settlement reached in Centennial hospital case involving sexual assault of patient Law Vegas Review-Journal, December 30, 2015 Another View: Civility isn’t the problem, a badly broken process is Placer Herald, December 30, 2015, Rocklin school board opposes mental hospital Placer Herald, December 23, 2015 Police need help finding man last seen at Summerlin Hospital Las Vegas Review-Journal, December 21, 2015 Tempers flare at meeting for Rocklin psych hospital Roseville & Granite Bay Press Tribune, December 17, 2015 New Sussex psychiatric hospital could face roadblock News Journal, December 16, 2015 Aiken Regional, other hospitals penalized by Medicare Aiken Standard, December 17, 2015 Violence in DC hospital emergency rooms on the rise Fox 5 DC, December 10, 2015 Rocklin police, school chiefs talk psych hospital Placer Herald, December 9, 2015 Rocklin Police Chief Weighs in on Proposed Mental Health Facility Fox 40, December 9, 2015 Supreme Court to rule on theory underlying many healthcare fraud suits Modern Healthcare, December 8, 2015 Rocklin Residents Rally Against Proposed Mental-Health Facility Near High School CBS Sacramento, December 8, 2015 Controversy, misinformation surrounds Rocklin mental hospital Placer Herald, December 2, 2015 State: Pembroke Hospital acted dangerously, inhumanely in patient death The Patriot Ledger, November 19, 2015 Another psychiatric hospital proposed, prompting concerns Sacramento Business Journal, November 19, 2015 Firm under federal probe owns 4 of 5 most profitable Pa. mental hospitals Philadelphia Inquirer, November 17, 2015 Opposition Growing To Rocklin Behavioral Health Hospital Near School CBS Sacramento, November 16, 2015 Hospital death probe finished; Possibility of violations ‘more than likely,’ says Pembroke fire chief Patriot Ledger, November 12, 2015 How CHS, Tenet, UHS, LifePoint and HCA fared in Q3 Becker’s Hospital Review, November 10, 2015 Pa. wants Universal Health to return $4 million in Medicaid payments Philadelphia Inquirer, November 7, 2015 D.C. hospitals raise alarm over emergency room violence Washington Business Journal, November 4, 2015 West Jordan youth center understaffed, faking paperwork, employee claims Fox 13 News-Salt Lake City, November 3, 2015 Former worker of West Jordan youth center not surprised by riot Fox 13 News-Salt Lake City, November 2, 2015 More than 450 hospitals pay over $250 million in cardiac-device investigation Modern Healthcare, October 30, 2015 6 Southern Nevada hospitals included in paying $250M settlement Las Vegas Review-Journal, October 30, 2015 Tampa Bay hospitals pay millions in national settlement with Justice Department Tampa Bay Times, October 30, 2015 Martin County Commission to vote on proposed psychiatric hospital on Nov. 10 TC Palm News, October 30, 2015 Kidney Transplant Center to Cease Operations KRGV News, October 29, 2015 Proposed mental health facility promises jobs, sparks concern in Rocklin KCRA News, October 27, 2015 Wildomar Hospital Ranked Among Lowest in State by Patients Lake Elsinore-Widomar Patch, October 27, 2015 Man missing from Poplar Springs Hospital for second time this month found safe CBS 6 News, October 20, 2015 Black Lives Matter – Racial Bias Motion Filed in Connection with Death of Boy at Las Vegas Hospital Press Release rocket, October 19, 2015 Hospital Puts Transplant Program on Inactive Status KRGV News, October 15, 2015 Family Files Lawsuit Against Health Center After Young Man Dies CBS 4, October 6, 2015 Pembroke Hospital death inquiry still not finished Patriot Ledger, October 5, 2015 POLICE CALLS IN GIRARD, LIBERTY, HUBBARD Vindy.com, October 4, 2015 Patients file lawsuit against two D.C. hospitals alleging excessive fees to obtain medical records Washington Business Journal, September 28, 2015 Universal Health Acquires Foundations Recovery for $350M Zacks Equity Research, September 24, 2015 Local hospital prices vary drastically per procedure WPTV, Sept 21, 2015 UHS adds to addiction services unit Philadelphia Inquirer, September 20, 2015 State investigates death of patient at Pembroke Hospital Patriot Ledger, September 18, 2015 Timberlawn Mental Health may lose millions in funding despite deal Dallas Morning News, September 17, 2015 Deal with feds lets Dallas area’s Timberlawn psychiatric hospital stay open Dallas Morning News, September 16, 2015 Lawyers in Summerlin TB lawsuit seek judge’s removal Law Vegas Review-Journal, September 16, 2015 Severe Abuse Alleged at Illinois Home for Girls Courthouse News Service, September 10, 2015 Amid a Boom in Addiction Treatment, Will big new players understand the old model must change? National Council for Behavioral Health, September 1, 2015. Troubled Timberlawn psychiatric system to close Dallas, Garland hospitals and lay off 160 Dallas Business Journal, August 31, 2015 129 hospitals in audit cross hairs Palm Beach Post, August 27, 2015 RELEASE: UHS Threatens Closure of Texas Behavioral Health Facility Following Medicare Termination UHS Behind Closed Doors, August 25, 2015 Doctor pleads not guilty to sexual assault San Diego Union-Tribune, August 21, 2015 Fox Run Hospital Placed On Probationary Status WTRF 7 News, Aug 20, 2015 Old Vineyard Behavioral gets CON approval for expansion Winston-Salem Journal, August 17, 2015 Problems at TMC Behavioral Health Center trigger improvement agreement with CMS Herald Democrat, August 16, 2015 Hours after judge’s ruling, feds officially axe Timberlawn psych hospital from Medicare Dallas Morning News, August 14, 2015 These U.S. CEOs Make a Lot More Money Than Their Workers Bloomberg News, August 13, 2015 Regulators to halt Timberlawn psych hospital’s funding after judge’s ruling Dallas Morning News, August 13, 2015 UHS faces Texas probes Philadelphia Inquirer, August 8, 2015 More than 100 SoCal hospitals hit with readmission penalties 89.3 KPCC, August 4, 2015 Timberlawn mental hospital cut off from federal funding over safety issues Dallas Morning News, July 24, 2015 Universal Health Services, Inc. Announces Dividend PR News Wire, July 15, 2015 Universal Health Services, Inc. Announces Date For Second Quarter 2015 Earnings Release And Conference Call PR News Wire, July 7, 2015 Psychiatric facilities push back on new CMS quality measures Modern Healthcare, July 7, 2015 Woman charged with attacking staffer at treatment center Public Opinion News, July 5, 2015 Kennedy seeks update on fed probe of Arbour-HRI in Brookline Brookline Tab, June 24, 2015 Lawmakers urge faster action to protect youths at residential treatment sites Chicago Tribune, June 23, 2015 Congressmen press HHS to investigate Universal Health Services’ behavioral facilities Modern Healthcare, June 23, 2015 RELEASE: Rep. Joe Kennedy III urges action on probe of US’s biggest behavioral health provider UHS Behind Closed Doors, June 23, 2015 Lawsuit accuses Las Vegas surgeons, hospitals of health care fraud Las Vegas-Review Journal, June 20, 2015 Patient-safety problems persist at Dallas’ Timberlawn despite regulators’ scrutiny Dallas Morning News, June 19, 2015 Study ranks South Texas Health System among hospitals with highest markups Action 4 News, June 18, 2015 CMS: Poor Patient Safety, Infection Control Could Cost Dallas Mental Health Hospital Millions D Healthcare Daily, June 16, 2015 Are there safety issues at Manatee Memorial Hospital? [Letter to the Editor] Bradenton Herald, June 13, 2015 CMS Threatens Funding To Dallas Mental Health Facility Following Patient’s Suicide D Healthcare  Daily,  June 11, 2015 Timberlawn psych hospital’s funding at risk after patient hangs herself Dallas Morning News, June 5, 2015 Hospital knew nurse convicted of sexual assault was a danger, lawsuit claims Las Vegas Review-Journal, May 31, 2015 Investors, insiders defeat activist shareholder proposal to ‘recapitalize’ UHS Philadelphia Business Journal, May 27, 2015 More details emerge about incident at juvenile facility Idaho Press-Tribune, May 24, 2015 Hospitals’ parent company under investigation Sarasota Herald Tribune, May 20, 2015 RELEASE: Criminal Fraud Probe, Corporate Governance Concerns Loom Over UHS Shareholder Meeting UHS Behind Closed Doors, May 20, 2015 Both sides line up on Old Vineyard’s request to add 60 beds Winston-Salem Journal, May 18, 2015 RELEASE: Troubled mental health hospital in Winston-Salem pressing case for expansion at public hearing today UHS Behind Closed Doors, May 18, 2015 Workers’ union against Old Vineyard expansion Winston-Salem Journal, May 15, 2015 Benchmark employee accused of having sex with teenage boy Standard Examiner, May 15, 2015 Copper Hills Youth Center investigated in early 2000s Idaho-Press Tribune, May 9, 2015 Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections juveniles removed from Utah facility Idaho-Press Tribune, May 7, 2015. Universal Health Services, Inc. Announces Dividend PR News Wire, May 4, 2015. Before Manatee County partially reimburses Manatee Memorial Hospital for indigent care, weigh health success-Letter to the Editor Bradenton Herald, May 3, 2015 UHS posts strong quarter even as it faces federal probe Philadelphia Inquirer, April 29, 2015. Riverside County Hospitals Receive Mixed Reviews K-News 94.3, April 29, 2015 Comfy at the top; Compensation for top-paid healthcare CEOs grew faster than profits Modern Healthcare, April 27, 2015 Universal Health Services, Inc. Announces Date For First Quarter 2015 Earnings Release And Conference Call PR News Wire, April 21, 2015 Most area hospitals fare poor to middling in new ratings Washington Post, April 20, 2015 Sarasota Memorial outshines Blake, Manatee Memorial in satisfaction survey Bradenton Herald, April 18, 2015 Update on Universal Health Services’ false claims suit: 3 things to know Becker’s Hospital Review, April 17, 2015 Texas Court Says Minor’s Med Mal Claims Not Time-Barred Law360, April 8, 2015 UPDATE: Search and rescue teams looking for missing Watsonville farmer Kion Channel 5 News, April 6, 2015 George Washington University Hospital’s parent company under federal investigation Washington Business Journal, April 6, 2015 Feds widen fraud probe of Universal Health Services to include headquarters Health Care finance, April 1, 2015 West Side’s Hartgrove Hospital focus of widening Justice Department probe Chicago Tribune, April 1, 2015 Universal Health Rips 1st Circ. Over FCA Suit Revival Law360, April 1, 2015 Overbilling probe of UHS facilities widens to include parent company Modern Healthcare, March 31, 2015 Universal Health Services says it’s under criminal investigation Philadelphia Inquirer, March 31, 2015 Finding a place for Daniel Albuquerque Journal, March 30, 2015 State probes mental health facility’s trashed paperwork The Tennessean, March 19, 2015 RELEASE: New Report Reveals Major Problems in Behavioral Care at UHS, Further Expansion of Federal Probe UHS Behind Closed Doors, March 17, 2015 1st Circ. Revives Universal Health FCA Suit Over Poor Staff Law360, March 17, 2015 Ex-teacher files suit against The Vines, alleging attack by two minors Ocala-Star Banner, March 17, 2015 Summerlin Hospital TB lawsuit may proceed as class action, judge rules Las Vegas Review-Journal, March 12, 2015 Girl sexually abused at Hartgrove Hospital, according to suit Chicago Tribune, March 10, 2015

RELEASE: UHS Discloses Federal Probe is False Claims Act Investigation, 19 Behavioral Facilities Now Being Probed UHS Behind Closed Doors, February 27, 2015

RELEASE: New Website Details High-Profit Model of Care at UHS UHS Behind Closed Doors, February 24, 2015

Judge: State can’t hold foster kids at UHS mental hospital for indefinite stretches Alaska Dispatch News, February 23, 2015 Workers at Rockford girls center: Therapy included cartoons, faked records Chicago Tribune, February 20, 2015 18 mental health facilities part of federal probe Chicago Tribune, February 18, 2015 Records Arkansas Online, Feb 16, 2015 Feds penalize Reno hospitals after patients return too soon Reno Gazette Journal, February 13, 2015 The Vines Hospital faces challenges Ocala Star Banner, January 31, 2015 Center for troubled girls will close, cites decision by DCFS Chicago Tribune, January 28, 2015 Few Texas hospitals reap federal bonuses Amarillo Globe News, January 25, 2015 Justice Department explores taking action on violent Illinois youth centers Chicago Tribune, January 23, 2015 Rockland man’s suicide calls attention to mental health services The Patriot Ledger, January 10, 2015 P.C. teen seriously injured while incarcerated in Okaloosa County Panama City News Herald, January 5, 2015  DCFS stops placements, steps up monitoring at living center for youths Chicago Tribune, December 15, 2014 Youths drawn into prostitution while living at residential facilities Chicago Tribune, December 8, 2014 Harsh Treatment: Violent incidents bedevil Ohio facility Medill Watchdog, December 7, 2014 Candlelight vigil in support of Rock River Academy employees in Rockford Rockford Register Star, December 3, 2014 Violence at Rock River Academy: ‘I was getting punched, kicked’ Chicago Tribune, December 2, 2014 We felt caged: Seven stories of Rock River Academy Chicago Tribune, December 2, 2014 Harsh Treatment: Violence, runaways plague Utah facility for troubled youth Medill Watchdog, December 2, 2014 Allegations of abuse mount at the National Deaf Academy Daily Commercial, November 16, 2014 Man who escaped from psychiatric institute in D.C. ran out door of ‘restricted wing Washington Post, November 4, 2014 Police ask for help locating juvenile who ran from hospital Fox13-Salt Lake, October 24, 2014 Parent searching for teen who ran away from rehab facility WSMV TV Nashville, October 14, 2014 Questions surround man’s death while in care of Central Florida Behavioral Hospital WFTV 9 News, October 9, 2014 Three lawsuits filed against National Deaf Academy Daily Commercial, September 19, 2014 Deaf Girl Says Staffer Broke Her Arm at Facility Being Probed by FBI NBC News, September 18, 2014 ‘Mom, Please Help’: FBI Probing Alleged Abuse of Deaf, Autistic Kids NBC News, September 14, 2014 Mass. Asks 1st Circ. To Revive UHS False Claims Act Suit Law360, August 27, 2014 New Bradenton psychiatric facility costing jobs, reducing pay [Letter to the Editor] Bradenton Herald, August 7, 2014 Union, hospital clash on worker who spoke to Globe Boston Globe, July 20, 2014 Lockouts at Louisville’s Monarch schools lifted after escaped mental-health patient found Daily Camera, April 23, 2014 Police: sex assault occurred at youth treatment facility Dothan Eagle, April 17, 2014 Brother of juvenile murder suspect escapes DCS custody WKRN-TV Nashville, November 8, 2013 Police investigates rape report at Palmetto Lowcountry Behavioral Health Center The Post and Courier, June 14, 2013 Boy escapes from St. Johns youth behavioral rehab center MLive News, April 7, 2013 Ind. Civil Rights Commission and Dept. of Child Services Look Into Claims Against MBH WKVI, April 2, 2013 Jury awards millions to woman in Palmdale Regional Medical malpractice suit Antelope Valley Times, March 23, 2013 Residents protest Michiana Behavioral Health WNDU-16, March 21, 2013 Protestors Claim Behavioral Health Center in Plymouth Puts Children in Danger WKVI, March 15, 2013 Trial starting in psych. hospital death Fox25-WFXT, January 14, 2013 Ex-Rivendell worker faces sex allegations Daily News, March 14, 2012 Hospital security lapses focus of meeting tomorrow Boston Globe, March 4, 2012 Palmetto Behavioral Health System center has new woes The Post and Courier, Dec 30, 2011 Ex-Rivendell therapist charged in kissing case Daily News, October 4, 2011 Cops no stranger to Palmetto Summerville Behavioral Health The Post and Courier , May 15, 2011 Westwood Lodge: Hospital security under review Wicked Local, May 3, 2011 Palmetto Summerville Behavioral Health center did little to assist police The Post and Courier, Apr 28, 2011 Suit claims sexual abuse at youth home NWI.com, December 14, 2009 Feds focus on 7 doctors in settlement with McAllen area health system The Monitor, November 15, 2009 South Texas Health System settles fraud lawsuit Brownsville Herald, October 30, 2009 Handle With Care Nashville Scene, November 8, 2007