Charity Bill Warnings

Shields, Yvette
March 2006
Bond Buyer;3/22/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32344, p35
Trade Publication
The article reports that a proposed bill requiring tax-exempt hospitals to provide a minimum level of charity care could hurt hospitals' financial strength, affect ratings and access to the capital markets in Illinois according to Standard & Poor's. Evidence suggests that hospitals in the country could have a more difficult time getting bond insurance.


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