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Providence looks toward future growth after ratings downgrades
By Beth Kutscher | June 09, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Two ratings agencies have downgraded Providence Health & Services' bonds, citing the system's weaker financial performance in 2013 and higher debt burden. Providence—the fourth largest not-for-profit in the U.S. by revenue—says its results will improve this year as the system moves...
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$100 million Epic install dampens Lifespan's credit
By Bob Herman | June 06, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
A multimillion-dollar electronic health-record system installation is eroding the cash flow, and bond rating, of Rhode Island's largest health system.
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Changes to ACA are 'credit negative' for insurers, Moody's says
By Paul Demko | December 02, 2013
Moody's Investors Service is warning that delays in implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act are creating credit risks for insurance companies participating in the state and federal exchanges.
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Moody's revises outlooks of newly integrated Baylor, Scott & White to negative
By Beth Kutscher | November 27, 2013 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
One month after Baylor Scott & White Health came together to create the largest not-for-profit system in Texas, the challenges of integrating two systems has dragged down the ratings outlook for both systems.
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DaVita better positioned than rivals for 'draconian' Medicare cut for dialysis providers
By Beth Kutscher | October 22, 2013 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
A proposed 11.9% Medicare payment cut for dialysis providers would have a “draconian impact” on the earnings of some of the largest players in the industry, according to a report from Moody's Investors Service.
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Moody's warns exchanges could carry more short-term risk than benefit
By Beth Kutscher | October 11, 2013
A credit analyst for not-for-profit healthcare providers is cautioning that the new state health insurance exchanges may introduce more short-term risk than benefit.
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UnityPoint adds Meriter to affiliated providers
By Modern Healthcare | October 10, 2013 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
UnityPoint Health, until recently known as Iowa Health, is making its biggest reach so far outside of its home state.
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Vital Signs
Highmark lays off workers, eliminates positions at West Penn
By Melanie Evans | July 26, 2013
Highmark's turn to try to stanch losses at Pittsburgh's West Penn Allegheny Health System has begun.
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Not-for-profit healthcare providers move to ease pension burdens
By Beth Kutscher | May 21, 2013 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Not-for-profit healthcare providers are making a number of changes to decrease the burden of underfunded pension obligations, including making sweeping changes to their retirement plans and investment strategies.
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Moody's to review NYU Langone credit rating
By Melanie Evans | November 21, 2012 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Moody's Investors Service said analysts would review and may downgrade the A3 credit rating for NYU Langone Medical Center's hospitals “following the damage and interruption” from superstorm Sandy.
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