Fitch, Moody's Mostly Guarded About Nonprofit Health Care

Shields, Yvette
January 2002
Bond Buyer;1/4/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31297, p3
Trade Publication
Cites a report by rating agencies Fitch Inc. and Moody's Investor Service Inc. related to the performance of nonprofit health care systems in 2002. Analysis made by the agencies related to the volume of patients in 2002; Several upgrades and downgrades in the health care industry in 2001; Several challenges to be faced by the health care industry in 2002.


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