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Moody’s, S&P: For-Profit Hospitals’ Outlook Stable
Health Leaders Media

Despite looming 2% Medicare reimbursement cuts and other threats to the bottom line, two bond rating agencies this week issued a stable outlook for the nation’s for-profit hospital sector in 2013.

Moody’s Investors Service said its stable outlook reflects expectations for modest earnings growth over the next 12-18 months given the headwinds facing the sector.