Fitch Upgrades Bon Secours Health System Revs to 'AA-/F1+'

NEW YORK--()--The rating action referenced in Fitch Ratings' Jan. 7, 2013, press release (Fitch to Upgrade Bon Secours Health System Revs to 'AA-/F1+'), is effective today (Jan. 9, 2013).

Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'. The ratings above were solicited by, or on behalf of, the issuer, and therefore, Fitch has been compensated for the provision of the ratings.

Applicable Criteria & Related Research:

--'U.S. Municipal Structured Finance Criteria', Feb. 28, 2012;

--'Rating Guidelines for Letter of Credit-Supported Bonds', July 20, 2012.

Applicable Criteria and Related Research:

U.S. Municipal Structured Finance Criteria

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=672570

Rating Guidelines for Letter of Credit-Supported Bonds

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=681737

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Contacts

Fitch Ratings
Primary Analyst
Linda Friedman, +1-212-908-0727
Senior Director
Fitch, Inc.
One State Street Plaza
New York, NY 10004
or
Secondary Analyst
Joseph Staffa, +1-212-908-0829
Senior Director
or
Committee Chairperson
Trudy Zibit, +1-212-908-0689
Managing Director
or
Media Relations
Elizabeth Fogerty, New York, +1 212-908-0526
elizabeth.fogerty@fitchratings.com