|[May 30, 2014]
Fitch Updates U.S. Nonprofit Hospitals and Health Systems Rating Criteria
CHICAGO --(Business Wire)--
Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: U.S. Nonprofit Hospitals and Health
Systems Rating Criteria
Fitch Ratings has updated its sector-specific rating criteria report
titled 'U.S. Nonprofit Hospitals and Health Systems Rating Criteria'. It
discusses the financial factors and qualitative measures Fitch considers
in rating a nonprofit hospital or health system's creditworthiness.
The report replaces Fitch's existing rating criteria published in May
2013. No changes to existing ratings are envisioned as a result of the
updates to this criteria report.
Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'.
Applicable Criteria and elated Research:
--'Revenue Supported Rating Criteria' (June 2013);
--'Rating US Public Finance Short Term Debt' (December 2013).
Applicable Criteria and Related Research:
Revenue-Supported Rating Criteria
Rating U.S. Public Finance Short-Term Debt
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