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AAC Holdings Names Larry Cash to Board of Directors

BRENTWOOD, Tenn., Nov. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AAC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAC) has elected W. Larry Cash as a member of the Board of Directors, effective October 30, 2017, and appointed him to serve on the Company's audit committee. Mr. Cash most recently served as President of Financial Services, Chief Financial Officer and member of the board of directors of Community Health Systems, Inc. until his retirement in May 2017.

Mr. Cash is an experienced finance and operations executive with a keen understanding of healthcare industry dynamics. For 11 consecutive years, he was recognized as one of the Top 3 CFOs in the healthcare sector by Institutional Investor magazine. During his tenure at Community Health Systems, Mr. Cash oversaw the growth from $700 million in revenue in 1997 when he joined to over $18 billion upon his retirement. Prior to his 20-year career at Community Health Systems, Mr. Cash served as Vice President and Group Chief Financial Officer of Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corporation from 1996 to 1997, Senior Vice President Finance and Operations of Humana, Inc. from 1973 to 1996 and as an accountant at PwC from 1970 to 1973. He currently serves on the board of Cross Country Healthcare and privately owned HealthChannels. Mr. Cash is also a member of the Nashville Health Care Council.

"Larry's experience and reputation within the healthcare industry and investment community are well known," noted Michael Cartwright, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AAC Holdings, Inc. "His insight and long track record in the acute care and managed care sector will complement the expertise of our board and should prove quite valuable as we look to replicate the success of Laguna Treatment Hospital in other states."

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