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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
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FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
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Date of Report: August 1, 2021
(Date of earliest event reported)
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TENET HEALTHCARE CORPORATION
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Nevada
 1-7293 95-2557091
(State of Incorporation) (Commission File Number) (IRS Employer
Identification Number)
14201 Dallas Parkway
Dallas, TX 75254
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(469) 893-2200
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
 
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the Registrant under any of the following provisions:
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading
Symbol(s)
Name of each exchange
on which registered
Common stock, $0.05 par valueTHCNYSE
6.875% Senior Notes due 2031THC31NYSE
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§ 240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging Growth Company
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.


Item 7.01.Regulation FD Disclosure.
On August 2, 2021, Tenet Healthcare Corporation (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing the completion of the previously announced sale of five Miami-area hospitals and certain related operations. A copy of the press release is attached to this report as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.

Item 8.01.Other Events.
On August 1, 2021, certain subsidiaries of the Company completed the previously announced sale of five Miami-area hospitals and certain related operations (not including any surgical hospitals or ambulatory care facilities operated by the Company’s USPI Holding Company, Inc. subsidiary) to Steward Health Care System, LLC for approximately $1.1 billion in cash, subject to customary purchase price adjustments, including working capital and other items. The transaction includes Coral Gables Hospital, Florida Medical Center, Hialeah Hospital, North Shore Medical Center and Palmetto General Hospital, as well as associated physician practices and other entities.

Item 9.01.Financial Statements and Exhibits.
 
(d)Exhibits
Exhibit No.Description
99.1 
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SIGNATURE
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
 
TENET HEALTHCARE CORPORATION
Date: August 2, 2021By:
/s/ THOMAS ARNST
Name: Thomas Arnst
Title: Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel