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Province Healthcare Company (Retired) (PRV.X)

4/20/2004 Proxy Information

Mr. Rutledge resigned his position as President and Chief Operating Officer of our company effective February 1, 2004 due to health concerns. Following his resignation, Mr. Rutledge entered into an employment agreement with our company to serve in the position of Acquisition and Construction Projects Specialist. The agreement provides for customary restrictions on the use of confidential information about, his ability to compete with, and his ability to solicit employees of, our company and its subsidiaries during the term of the agreement. In exchange for these agreements, Mr. Rutledge is to receive a salary of $518,333 per year, as well as health insurance and other employee benefits. He is not eligible for bonus compensation. The term of the agreement is 28 months.

4/2/2003 Proxy Information

Mr. Ray resigned his position as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective October 23, 2002. Upon termination of his employment, Mr. Ray entered into a consulting agreement with our company pursuant to which he agreed to provide consulting services as requested by the company for a period of two years, and agreed to customary restrictions on the use of confidential information about, and his ability to compete with, our company and its subsidiaries during this period. In exchange for these agreements, Mr. Ray is to receive an aggregate of $760,000 payable over the two-year period.