HCA's revenue climbs to $12.6B in Q2

HCA Healthcare's revenue increased year over year in the second quarter of 2019, but the Nashville, Tenn.-based company's net income declined.

Four things to know:

1. HCA's revenues increased 9.3 percent year over year to $12.6 billion in the second quarter of 2019.

2. HCA said same-hospital admissions increased 2.1 percent year over year.

3. The company's operating expenses totaled $10.32 billion in the second quarter of 2019, up from $9.31 billion in the second quarter of 2018.

4. HCA ended the second quarter of 2019 with net income of $783 million, down from $820 million in the same period a year earlier.

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