7 latest hospital credit rating downgrades

The following seven hospital and health system credit rating downgrades occurred in the past month. They are listed below in alphabetical order.

1. Altru Health System (Grand Forks, N.D.) — from "A-" to "BBB" (Fitch Ratings)

2. Bibb County Medical Center (Centreville, Ala.) — from "BBB+" to "BB" (S&P Global Ratings)

3. Excela Health (Greensburg, Pa.) — from "A3" to "Baa1" (Moody's Investors Service)

4. Methodist Hospitals (Gary, Ind.) — from "BBB" to "BBB-" (S&P Global Ratings)

5. St. John's Riverside Hospital (Yonkers, N.Y.) — from "B-" to "CCC+" (S&P Global Ratings)

6. Tower Health (West Reading, Pa.) — from "A" to "BBB" (Fitch Ratings)

7. University of Chicago Medical Center — from "A1" to "Aa3" (Moody's Investors Service)

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