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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

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 15, 2013 (February 15, 2013)
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LIFEPOINT HOSPITALS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware

0-51251

20-1538254

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

(Commission

File Number)

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

103 Powell Court, Suite 200
Brentwood, Tennessee

37027

(Address of principal executive offices)

(Zip Code)

(615) 372-8500
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not applicable
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

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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Exhibit Index located on Page 4


Item 2.02    Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On February 15, 2013, LifePoint Hospitals, Inc. (the "Company") issued a press release announcing results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2012.  See the press release attached as Exhibit 99.1.

Item 9.01.   Financial Statements and Exhibits.

             (a)   Financial statements of businesses acquired.

                   None required

              (b)  Pro forma financial information.

                   None required

             (c)   Shell company transactions.

                   None required

             (d)   Exhibits.

                    99.1      Copy of press release issued by the Company on February 15, 2013.

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SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date:

February 15, 2013

LIFEPOINT HOSPITALS, INC.

 

 

 

By:

/s/  Jeffrey S. Sherman

 

 

Jeffrey S. Sherman

 

Executive Vice President

 

and Chief Financial Officer

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EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit
Number

  Description
 
99.1

Copy of press release by the Company on February 15, 2013.

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