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Your Vote Counts! HCA HEALTHCARE, INC. 2023 Annual Meeting Vote by April 18, 2023 11:59 PM ET. For shares held in a Plan, vote by April 16, 2023 11:59 PM ET. HCA HEALTHCARE, INC. ATTN: CORPORATE SECRETARY ONE PARK PLAZA NASHVILLE, TN 37203 D98240-P86196 You invested in HCA HEALTHCARE, INC. and it’s time to vote! You have the right to vote on proposals being presented at the Annual Meeting. This is an important notice regarding the availability of proxy materials for the stockholder meeting to be held on April 19, 2023. Get informed before you vote View the Notice and Proxy Statement and 2022 Annual Report online OR you can receive a free paper or email copy of the material(s) by requesting prior to April 5, 2023. If you would like to request a copy of the material(s) for this and/or future stockholder meetings, you may (1) visit, (2) call 1-800-579-1639 or (3) send an email to If sending an email, please include your control number (indicated below) in the subject line. Unless requested, you will not otherwise receive a paper or email copy. Smartphone users Point your camera here and vote without entering a control number Vote Virtually at the Meeting* April 19, 2023 2:00 PM CDTVirtually at: *Please check the meeting materials for any special requirements for meeting attendance. V1.1


Vote at THIS IS NOT A VOTABLE BALLOT This is an overview of the proposals being presented at the upcoming stockholder meeting. Please follow the instructions on the reverse side to vote on these important matters. Voting Items Board Recommends 1. Election of Directors Nominees: 1a. Thomas F. Frist III For 1b. Samuel N. Hazen For 1c. Meg G. Crofton For 1d. Robert J. Dennis For 1e. Nancy-Ann DeParle For 1f. William R. Frist For 1g. Hugh F. Johnston For1h. Michael W. Michelson For 1i. Wayne J. Riley, M.D. For1j. Andrea B. Smith For 2. To ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2023. For 3. To approve the HCA Healthcare, Inc. 2023 Employee Stock Purchase Plan. For 4. Advisory vote to approve named executive officer compensation. For 5. Stockholder proposal, if properly presented at the meeting, regarding political spending disclosure. Against 6. Stockholder proposal, if properly presented at the meeting, regarding amendment to Patient Safety and Quality of Care Against Committee charter. NOTE: In their discretion, the proxies are authorized to vote upon any other business that may properly come before the meeting or any postponement or adjournment thereof D98241-P86196