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Standard & Poor's Announces Changes to U.S. Index
Date:5/14/2009

NEW YORK, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanger Orthopedic Group Inc. (NYSE: HGR) will replace Gevity HR Inc. (NASD: GVHR) in the S&P SmallCap 600 after the close of trading on a date to be announced. Gevity HR is being acquired by privately held TriNet Group, Inc. in a transaction expected to close soon.

Standard & Poor's will monitor this transaction, and post any relevant updates on its website: www.standardandpoors.com.

Hanger Orthopedic Group Inc. owns and operates orthotic and prosthetic patient-care centers and distributes branded and private label orthotic and prosthetic devices and components. Headquartered in Bethesda, MD, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) Health Care Facilities Sub-Industry index.

Following is a summary of the change:



                           S&P SMALLCAP 600 INDEX - TBA

                  COMPANY        GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR    GICS SUB-INDUSTRY

     ADDED  Hanger Orthopedic       Health Care        Health Care Facilities
                  Group

    DELETED     Gevity HR     Information Technology     Data Processing &
                                                        Outsourced Services


Additions to and deletions from an S&P equity index do not in any way reflect an opinion on the investment merits of the companies concerned.

About Standard & Poor's Index Services

Standard & Poor's Index Services, the world's leading index provider, maintains a wide variety of investable and benchmark indices to meet an array of investor needs. Its family of indices includes the S&P 500, an index with $1.5 trillion invested and $4.85 trillion benchmarked, and the S&P Global 1200, a composite index comprised of seven regional and country headline indices. For more information, please visit www.standardandpoors.com/indices.

About Standard & Poor's

Standard & Poor's, a subsidiary of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP), is the world's foremost provider of independent credit ratings, indices, risk evaluation, investment research and data. With approximately 10,000 employees, including wholly owned affiliates, located in 23 countries and markets, Standard & Poor's is an essential part of the world's financial infrastructure and has played a leading role for more than 140 years in providing investors with the independent benchmarks they need to feel more confident about their investment and financial decisions. For more information, visit http://www.standardandpoors.com.


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