Fitch Confirms AZ Health Facil Auth's VRDBs, Ser 2008E (Banner Health) at 'AA+/F1+'

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The rating action referenced in Fitch Ratings' Oct. 1, 2010 press release (Fitch to Confirm AZ Health Facil Auth VRDBs, Ser 2008E (Banner Health) at 'AA+/F1+') is effective today (Oct. 5, 2010).

Additional information is available at www.fitchratings.com.

Applicable Criteria and Related Research:

--'U.S. Municipal Structured Finance Rating Criteria', Aug. 16, 2010;

--'Rating Guidelines for Letter of Credit-Supported Bonds', April 29, 2009.

Applicable Criteria and Related Research:

Rating Guidelines for Letter of Credit-Supported Bonds

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=435132

U.S. Municipal Structured Finance Rating Criteria

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=548588

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