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BRIEF-Fitch says rating and sector outlooks for U.S. health insurers in 2017 are negative
November 30, 2016 / 4:30 PM / 10 months ago

BRIEF-Fitch says rating and sector outlooks for U.S. health insurers in 2017 are negative

Nov 30 (Reuters) - Fitch:

* Fitch says rating and sector outlooks for U.S. health insurers in 2017 are negative

* Expects more health insurer rating downgrades than upgrades over next 12-24 months

* Believes that repeal and replacement of Affordable Care Act (ACA) would be a longer-term credit positive for sector

* Significant near-term uncertainty for ACA around form of potential repeal and replacement exists Source text for Eikon:

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