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Fitch: ICD-10 Could Hurt Nonprofit Hospitals’ Credit Ratings
Becker's Hospital Review

Revenue stream disruption caused by the ICD-10 conversion has the potential to negatively affect some nonprofit hospitals’ credit ratings, according to a report from Fitch Ratings.

Fitch Ratings believes the majority of the rated organizations in the nonprofit healthcare sector will be prepared for the Oct. 1 deadline, and available assets will help offset the IT and training costs during the transition.