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Medical Card System Inc. And Operating Companies Ratings Affirmed; Outlook Negative Sep 11
Standard & Poors, September 2011
Medical Card System Inc. (MCS) is experiencing operating losses in its Mi Salud (Medicaid) business and has announced its exit from this business effective Oct. 31, 2011. We are affirming the ratings on MCS and its operating companies and removing them from CreditWatch. We expect MCS's operating losses from the Mi Salud program to result in very tight cushions to covenants. NEW YORK (Standard & Poor's) Sept. 19, 2011--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said today that it affirmed its 'BB' financial strength and long-term counterparty credit ratings on MCS's operating companies--MCS Advantage Inc., MCS Life Insurance Co., and MCS Health Management Options Inc.--and its 'B' long-term counterparty credit and senior secured debt ratings on MCS. We also removed the ratings...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Medical Card System Inc.,MCS Life Insurance Co.,MCS Health Management Options Inc.,MCS Advantage Inc.
Action: Outlook: Negative
Action: Removed From CreditWatch
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Medical Card System Inc.,MCS Life Insurance Co.,MCS Health Management Options Inc.,MCS Advantage Inc.