Giant HCA Deal Might Do Harm

Hahn, Avital Louria
July 2006
Investment Dealers' Digest;7/31/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 30, p8
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the planned buyout of HCA company. Bankers have talked about the leveraged buyout of the hospital chain operator. The concerns on the HCA deal include the expected increase in bad debt by uninsured patients, an expected explosion in healthcare expenditure as the population ages, a changing payment landscape and hospitals rethinking their strategies as they compete with specialized surgery centers and clinics.


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