Fitch Updates Recovery Analyses for U.S. For-Profit Hospital Operators

NEW YORK--()--Fitch Ratings has published updated recovery analyses for the U.S. for-profit hospital operators rated below 'BB-' including:

--Community Health Systems, Inc.;

--Tenet Healthcare Corp.

The interactive recovery analysis worksheets are available at 'www.fitchratings.com' under the following headers:

Rating and Research then Corporate Finance then Leveraged Finance then U.S. Leveraged Finance then Healthcare Recovery Models

Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'.

U.S. Healthcare Recovery Tool (Fourth Quarter 2015)

https://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=879598

Applicable Criteria

Corporate Rating Methodology - Including Short-Term Ratings and Parent and Subsidiary Linkage (pub. 17 Aug 2015)

https://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=869362

Recovery Ratings and Notching Criteria for Non-Financial Corporate Issuers (pub. 12 Jun 2015)

https://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=867275

Related Research

2015 Outlook: U.S. Healthcare (The Value Debate Intensifies While Aggressive M&A Continues)

https://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=824368

CHS/Community Health Systems, Inc. - Ratings Navigator

https://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=869760

For-Profit Hospital Insights (Fitch's Annual Review of Bad Debt Accounting Policies and Practices)

https://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=845870

High-Yield Healthcare Checkup: Comprehensive Analysis of High-Yield U.S. Healthcare Companies

https://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=865268

Hospitals' Credit Diagnosis (Tapering ACA Benefit Belies Decent Operating Fundamentals)

https://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=870242

Tenet Healthcare Corp. - Ratings Navigator

https://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=862146

U.S. Healthcare Providers: Ratings Navigator Companion

https://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=812508

U.S. Leveraged Finance Spotlight Series - HCA Holdings, Inc.

https://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=818408

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Contacts

Fitch Ratings
Megan Neuburger, CFA
Managing Director
+1-212-908-0501
Fitch Ratings, Inc.
33 Whitehall Street
New York, NY 10004
or
Jacob Bostwick, CPA
Director
+1-312-368-3169
or
Media Relations:
Alyssa Castelli, +1 212-908-0540
alyssa.castelli@fitchratings.com