Wave of Lawsuits Could Hurt Hospitals' Bottom Lines, Raters Warn

Daulerio, A.J.
July 2004
Bond Buyer;7/23/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31932, p28
Trade Publication
Relates the views of rating analysts that the number of lawsuits against non-profit hospitals in the United States will inevitably affect hospital margins. Investors' increasing awareness of the suits; Lawsuits alleging that the hospitals manipulate account figures to distort the amount of charity care they provide to uninsured patients.


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