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Recovery Report: Kindred Healthcare Inc.'s Recovery Rating Profile May 11
Standard & Poors, May 2011
We have assigned new preliminary recovery and issue-level ratings to Louisville, Ky.-based post-acute-care services provider Kindred Healthcare Inc., in conjunction with its planned acquisition of RehabCare Group Inc. and its proposed offering of senior unsecured notes. Standard & Poor's Ratings Services' simulated default scenario contemplates a default in 2014, resulting from declines in reimbursement rates. We believe that the company, as a service business, would reorganize in the event of a default, given the strength of its reputation and its ability to deliver high-quality services to its customers. (For Standard & Poor's recovery rating methodology, see "Criteria Guidelines For Recovery Ratings-," published Aug. 10, 2009, on RatingsDirect on the Global Credit Portal.) Kindred Healthcare Inc. is the issuer of the...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Kindred Healthcare Inc.
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Kindred Healthcare Inc.