Fitch upgrades Forrest Health's rating to 'A+'

Fitch Ratings upgraded Hattiesburg, Miss.-based Forrest Health's rating to "A+" from "A." Concurrently, Fitch assigned its "A+" issuer default rating to the health system.

The upgrade and assignment are based on several factors, including the health system's leading market position, healthy operating margins and strong cash-to-adjusted debt ratios.

The outlook is stable.

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