BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Dec. 18 HealthSouthCorporation (NYSE: HLS) announced today that its board of directors hasdeclared a regular quarterly dividend of $16.25 per share on its 6.5 percentSeries A Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock, payable on Jan. 15, 2009, toholders of record on Jan. 1, 2009.
HealthSouth is the nation's largest provider of inpatient rehabilitationservices. Operating in 26 states across the country and in Puerto Rico,HealthSouth serves more than 250,000 patients annually through its network ofinpatient rehabilitation hospitals, long-term acute care hospitals, outpatientrehabilitation satellites, and home health agencies. HealthSouth strives to bethe nation's preeminent provider of inpatient rehabilitation services and canbe found on the Web at www.healthsouth.com.Media Contact Andy Brimmer, 205-410-2777 Investor Relations Contact Mary Ann Arico, 205-969-6175 email@example.com
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