Fitch Updates Recovery Analyses for U.S. For-Profit Hospital Operators

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings has published updated recovery analyses for its rated U.S. for-profit hospital operators, including:

Community Health Systems, Inc.

HCA, Inc.

Tenet Healthcare Corp.

The interactive recovery analysis worksheets are available at 'www.fitchratings.com' under the following headers: Sectors >> Corporate Finance >> Leveraged Finance >> U.S.

Leveraged Finance >> For-Profit Hospitals Recovery Models

Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'.

Applicable Criteria and Related Research:

--'Corporate Rating Methodology' (Aug. 16, 2010);

-'Recovery Ratings and Notching Criteria for Non-Financial Corporate Issuers' (May 13, 2011).

Applicable Criteria and Related Research: U.S. For-Profit Hospital Company Recovery Models -- First-Quarter 2011

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=645451

Corporate Rating Methodology - Amended

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=546646

Recovery Ratings and Notching Criteria for Non-Financial Corporate Issuers

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=628489

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INDUSTRY KEYWORDS:   Health  Hospitals  Professional Services  Finance

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