Hospitals with low debt ratings feel more pressure to borrow

Hospitals with low debt ratings expect to see their borrowing costs increase even more as cuts to Medicare and Medicaid funding loom, reports FierceHealthFinance. Low-rated hospital systems are going to market, with Community Memorial Health System attempting to raise $345 million through the city of Ventura, Calif., to build a replacement hospital in order to comply with state seismic laws. Article

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