3 hospitals receive credit downgrades in past month

Three hospitals and health systems received credit downgrades during the past month, according to a report from HFA Partners.

The hospitals and health systems receiving credit downgrades included the following:

  • Lawrence + Memorial Hospital (New London, Conn.) — from A to A- (Fitch)
  • Lexington Medical Center (West Columbia, S.C.) — from AA- to A+ (Fitch)
  • Southcoast Health System (Bedford, Mass.) — from A- to BBB+ (S&P)


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