Most Insurers Still Steering Clear of Health Care Deals
- Competitive sales, especially online, remain a tough sell for health care. Cintron, Ivan // Bond Buyer;02/17/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30580, p28
Reports on the limited acceptance of competitive offerings for health care bond issues, particularly through electronic bidding. Vendors' commitment to electronic bidding; Sarasota County, Florida's Public Hospital Board's bond offering through MuniAuction.
- Strengthened covenants? Harris, Elizabeth E. // Bond Buyer;04/28/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30629, p1
Focuses on the influence on municipal bond market trading in the United States by the health care sector. Transition in the health care industry contributing to market volatility; Factors to consider when making bond investments in the sector.
- Letting it all hang out. Jaklevic, Mary Chris // Modern Healthcare;7/7/2003, Vol. 33 Issue 27, p8
Reveals that several of the largest not-for-profit health systems in the U.S. do not post annual financial disclosures on their Web sites or any publicly accessible site according to a survey. Information on the central repository proposed by the Muni Council group; Percentage of municipal bond...
- S&P Drops Denver's National Jewish Health to Junk. Williamson, Richard // Bond Buyer;9/9/2014, Vol. 1 Issue 34174, p1
The article informs that American market research firm Standard & Poor's has downgrade its rating for Denver, Colorado's National Jewish Health to BB-plus from BBB-minus on September 3, 2014 citing increased operating losses. Topics discusses include the weak maximum annual debt service coverage...
- Healthcare Sector Seen Stabilizing with Help from Affordable Care Act. Devitt, Caitlin // Bond Buyer;9/14/2015, Vol. 1 Issue 34376, p1
The Affordable Care Act is helping lift the non-profit health care sector out of its years-long torpor, according to Standard & Poor's, which revised its outlook on the sector to stable from negative.
- S&P Upgrades Outnumbered Downgrades More the 2-to-1 in 2014. Slavin, Robert // Bond Buyer;3/02/2015, Vol. 1, p1
Standard & Poor's had more than two times more upgrades than downgrades in 2014.
- On the record. // AHA News;5/1/95, Vol. 31 Issue 18, p2
Presents news items regarding health care in the United States as of April 19, 1995. Public meeting of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Clinical Laboratory Improvement Advisory Committee on May 10; Meeting of the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics Subcommittee on...
- Wellpoint looks beyond its borders. // AHA News;1/15/96, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p4
Reports on developments related to the American health care industry. Includes affiliation agreement between hospitals; Opening of psychiatric unit in Martha Jefferson Hospital; Expansion of Health Systems International.
- Competition stiffens as markets tighten. Cassil, Alwyn // AHA News;11/04/96, Vol. 32 Issue 44, p1
Highlights the findings of the National Committee for Quality Health Care report entitled `Six Competitive Health Care Markets: Putting the Pieces Together.' Impact of competitions sparked by employer and consumer demands for more choice and lower costs on health care; Continuation of...