6 hospitals receive credit downgrades in past month

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

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

  • DeKalb Medical Center (Decatur, Ga.) — from BBB to BBB- (Fitch)
  • Divine Savior Healthcare (Portage, Wis.) — from BBB to BBB- (S&P)
  • East Jefferson General Hospital (Metairie, La.) — from BBB- to BB (S&P)
  • Mission (Texas) Regional Medical Center — from BBB to BBB- (S&P)
  • Regional Medical Center (Orangeburg, S.C.) — from A- to BBB+ (S&P)
  • Parkland Health and Hospital System (Dallas) — From AA+ to AA (S&P)


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