Betbeze, Philip
September 2007
HealthLeaders Magazine;Sep2007, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p55
This article focuses on the efforts of several U.S. state governments to cover uninsured people. However, one problem concerning this initiative was the trouble for the major rating agencies that gauge the risk associated with nonprofit hospital's debt. Based on a Moody's report, while all of the proposals in the nine states profiled increase the numbers of people in those states who have health insurance, several analysts are concerned over potential unintended consequences.


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