Effective May 8, 2017, the company’s name was changed to HCA Healthcare, Inc. from HCA Holdings, Inc. It is the largest non-governmental operator of acute care hospitals in the U.S. Headquartered in Nashville, TN, it operates hospitals and related health care entities.
At the end of 2019, the company operated 184 hospitals comprising 179 general, acute care hospitals with 48,443 licensed beds, three psychiatric hospitals and one rehabilitation hospital. The company also operated 123 freestanding surgery centers. Its business is spread across 21 states and England.
The general, acute care hospitals also provide outpatient services such as outpatient surgery, laboratory, radiology, respiratory therapy, cardiology and physical therapy
It operates in two geographically organized groups – the National and American Groups.
The National Group includes 95 hospitals across Alaska, California, Florida, southern Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, northern Kentucky, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, South Carolina, Utah and Virginia.
The American Group includes 83 hospitals across Colorado, northern Georgia, Kansas, southern Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee and Texas. The company also operates six hospitals in England that are included in the Corporate and Other group.
The company's general, acute care hospitals with 48,443 licensed beds provide a wide range of services to cater to different medical specialties, such as internal medicine, general surgery, cardiology, oncology, neurosurgery, orthopedics and obstetrics as well as diagnostic and emergency services. As of Dec 31, 2019, HCA Healthcare’s three psychiatric hospitals with 412 licensed beds offered a full range of mental health care services through inpatient, partial hospitalization and outpatient settings.