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Hospital bonds are latest credit casualty in Wisconsin

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, March 3, 2008
The spreading contagion in the nation's credit markets has infected healthcare finance in Wisconsin, sending interest rates on some hospital bonds as high as 18 percent. Milwaukee-based Ministry Health Care Inc., for example, will have to come up with an extra $700,000 a month to pay interest on bonds used, among other things, to build a new hospital in Weston.