HCA Holdings projects year-over-year income before taxes to be approximately $4.5 billion which includes a $25 million loss on sale of facilities. This compares to $3.96 billion for 2015. Adjusted EBITDA is expected to be approximately $8.2 billion, up from adjusted EBITDA of $7.915 billion for 2015.
Same facility admissions for Q4 are expected to increase approximately 1.6%, same facility equivalent admissions are expected to increase approximately 1.5% and same facility emergency room visits are expected to increase approximately 1.6% from the prior year. The company expects to report Q4 results on Jan 31.
Separately, HCA Holdings will present Monday, January 9 at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference being held in San Francisco, CA.