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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


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