S&P Turns Negative on Health Alliance of Greater Cincinnati

Carvlin, Elizabeth
January 2006
Bond Buyer;1/31/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32309, p6
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The article reports on the change in Standard & Poor's outlook on the issuer credit rating for Health Alliance of Greater Cincinnati, from stable to negative. A bond issue in Hamilton County, Ohio was postponed by Health Alliance when Christ Hospital, its most profitable facility, had signified its possible withdrawal from the Alliance's joint operating company. Issues such as the legal requirements of Christ Hospital to withdraw from the joint operating agreement are being questioned by Health Alliance.


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