Earnings Release


KENNETT SQUARE, PA – Genesis HealthCare (Genesis, or the Company) (NYSE:GEN), one of the largest post-acute care providers in the United States, today announced operating results for the quarter and six month periods ended June 30, 2015.

• Previously announced expense reductions yield $9.0 million of savings in the quarter and $15.5 million of savings through the first six months of 2015; on track to realize $30 to $40 million in 2015;

• Skilled Healthcare integration continues as planned; approximately $3.0 million of transaction synergies realized in the second quarter and $4.0 million through the first six months of 2015; on track to realize $13 million in 2015;

• Controllable routine costs were well managed across all business lines; therapist efficiency of 70% improves 60bp over the prior year second quarter;

• On July 1st, Genesis closed on 91 previously announced new therapy contract starts and a 22- outpatient rehab site acquisition;

• During the quarter, Genesis announced the planned acquisition of Revera Inc.’s 24 skilled nursing facilities and contract rehabilitation business for $240 million; the deal is on track to close by year end, subject to additional due diligence, regulatory and licensing approvals, and other customary conditions;

“Second quarter earnings exceeded our expectations as we executed a smooth integration of the Skilled Healthcare business and continued to make excellent progress regarding Skilled merger synergies and cost savings initiatives,” comments George V. Hager, Jr., Chief Executive Officer of Genesis. “With our performance to date, we are already on a trajectory to exceed the mid-point of our earnings guidance for 2015. Looking ahead, although we expect industry dynamics to remain challenging to the top line, we anticipate our planned cost reductions, recent and expected acquisition growth initiatives, and planned refinancing activities to allow us to grow our free cash flow meaningfully.”

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