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August 7, 2017

HealthCare Partners to Acquire Local Private Practice

GLENDORA, Calif. (August 7, 2017) – HealthCare Partners, a DaVita Medical Group which is a division of DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading independent medical group in the United States, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Dr. Ruth Hamad’s private practice in Glendora, California.

After operating for the past several years as an affiliate physician of HealthCare Partners through its extensive independent physician association network, Dr. Hamad will transition to serving patients as a group office clinician. Dr. Hamad has served residents of the Glendora community for 29 years.

“It’s a great honor for me to continue working with HealthCare Partners and deepen our relationship in this manner,” said Dr. Ruth Hamad. “The organization’s mission and aim to become one of the leading independent medical groups in America is in alignment with my goal of providing compassionate and high-quality care to my patients.”

Among Dr. Hamad’s commitment to the health and well-being of her patients, she is an avid member and supporter of important community health initiatives. The employees at Dr. Hamad’s practice, consisting of two physician assistants and a seven person support staff, will be offered employment at HealthCare Partners as part of the acquisition.

“Dr. Hamad and her dedicated practice staff have been an integral part of our organization for many years and we are thrilled that her team will be joining HealthCare Partners as a group office,” said Dr. Linda Aoyama, community medical director of HealthCare Partners. “The community of Glendora will continue to benefit from the level of exceptional care and commitment that Dr. Hamad and her staff provide.”

Financial details of the agreement will not be disclosed.

About DaVita Medical Group
DaVita Medical Group is a division of DaVita Inc., a Fortune 500® company, that operates and manages medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and Washington. A leading independent medical group in America, DaVita Medical Group has over two decades of experience providing coordinated, outcomes-based medical care in a cost-effective manner. DaVita Medical Group’s teammates, employed clinicians and affiliated clinicians provided care for approximately 1.7 million patients. For more information, please visit DaVitaMedicalGroup.com.

About DaVita Inc.
 DaVita Inc., a Fortune 500® company, is the parent company of DaVita Kidney Care and DaVita Medical Group. DaVita Kidney Care is a leading provider of kidney care in the United States, delivering dialysis Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,445 outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 194,600 patients. The company also operated 217 outpatient dialysis centers located in 11 countries outside the United States. DaVita Medical Group manages and
operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and Washington in its pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. DaVita Medical Group’s teammates, employed clinicians and affiliated clinicians provided care for approximately 1.7 million patients. For more information, please visit DaVita.com/About.
services to patients with chronic kidney failure and end stage renal disease. As of June 30, 2017, DaVita

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Jessica Geurkink
(720) 925-3184 Jessica.Geurkink@davita.com