TITLE

Fitch Sees Negative Trends Persisting; Others Aren't So Sure

AUTHOR(S)
Maurice, Alex
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;01/26/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31065, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the outlooks of financial analysts toward the health care sector in the United States for the year 2001. Decline in the number of credit rating downgrades; Stabilization of the sector; Contribution of two measures passed by Congress to hospitals.
ACCESSION #
4069614

 

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