Health insurers in 10 states that reported rate filings have the support of Moody's Investors Services to go forward with double-digit rate hikes in 2015.
Moody's Investors Service blasted the White House's move to extend noncompliant health plans until Oct. 1, 2016, calling the move a credit negative for health insurers.
Healthcare players seeking debt stayed away from the market in 2013--those hospitals that did take on debt risked a downgrade and higher credit expenses.
Moody's Investors Service has issued a negative outlook for nonprofit hospitals for the sixth consecutive year.
Declining admissions that hurt hospital revenue still plague Community Health Systems and other hospital operators, Bloomberg reported.
Hospital inpatient admission rates are down sharply this year at facilities across the country, raising some alarm with a prominent analyst at Moody's Investors Service.
Not-for-profit hospitals are going to be more financially dependent on delivering care based on quality rather than volume, according to a new report by Moody's Investors Service. The shift has also prompted the ratings company to add more metrics for measuring the financial health of hospitals.
Non-profit hospitals are struggling with smaller patient volume, continuing to bring into question the strength of their longtime financial outlook, according to a new report by Moody's Investors
Moody's Investors Service says downgrades for not-for-profit hospitals outstripped upgrades by a four-to-one margin during the second quarter of 2011, suggesting that any gains made in the recent
Moody's Investor Service in New York downgraded the not-for-profit hospital sector to negative from stable in November 2008--and nothing about either the current economic conditions or hospitals'