Insecure Bonds

February 2009
HealthLeaders Magazine;Feb2009, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p39
The article discusses the impact of the turbulence in the bond financing market on the health care industry in the U.S. It states that the major bond insurers for healthcare organizations such as Ambac, FGIC and Radian are impaired to a large degree as part of the credit crisis fallout. Lisa Goldstein, vice president with Moody's Investors Service, says that a declining economy is negatively affecting the borrowing ability of hospitals.


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