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Fitch: Trump could hurt hospitals’ credit ratings

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A Fitch Ratings report says that President-elect Donald Trump’s stated intention to  dismantle the Affordable Care Act will hurt the credit ratings of hospitals and health systems.

Fitch  says that the ACA has helped  hospitals by sending them higher volumes of insured patients, which  would drop if the ACA is repealed or  dramatically changed.

Fitch also noted  that repeal could  slow the transition to value-based payment models and cause fewer people to keep prescription coverage, which would, of course, hurt  the pharmaceutical industry.

To read the Fitch report, please hit this link.

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