TITLE

Health Care Groups Ask Congress to Create Loan SRFs

AUTHOR(S)
Sanchez, Humberto
PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;6/2/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31647, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that two health care industry groups called on the U.S. Congress to establish state revolving loan funds (SRF) to help hospitals, nursing homes, and other health care providers upgrade and improve information technology, including hardware, software, and computerized clinical information systems. The proposed health care SRFs could be leveraged with tax-exempt bonds, similar to the way existing SRFs for wastewater and drinking water are leveraged with bonds.
ACCESSION #
9986323

 

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