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September 02, 2011 10:14:05 am

Moody’s: Negative Outlook for Healthcare Sector

Moody’s Investor Service is continuing its negative outlook for the healthcare sector in a recent report. When making the determination, Moody’s took into account a number of economic factors including:

  • Uncertainty about healthcare reform
  • Anticipated Medicare cuts
  • Weakening revenue and volume growth trends
  • Median grown rate of net patient revenues, and
  • Total operating revenues


Moody’s reports that the trends indicate patients are deferring care due to high unemployment rates and the sluggish economy.

For more on the healthcare outlook, please see Moody’s
 


Tags: Healthcare


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