TITLE

Iowa System Healthier

AUTHOR(S)
Shields, Yvette
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;6/28/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32412, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the success Iowa Health System, the states largest health care system based in Des Moines, in getting upgrades from two rating agencies, pushing its credit into the low double-A category. Fitch Ratings Inc. upgraded the credit to AA-minus from A-plus, while Moody's Investors Service Inc. raised the credit from A1 to Aa3. The upgrades were based on the agencies' latest review of the system and its $500 million of outstanding debt.
ACCESSION #
21470312

 

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