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June 22, 2011 08:36 ET

Research on Universal Health Services Inc. and HCA Holdings Inc. - Hospitals Sector Tied to Medicare and Medicaid

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - Jun 22, 2011) - offers investors comprehensive research on the Hospitals industry and has completed analytical research on Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE: UHS) and HCA Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HCA). Register with us today at to have free access to these researches.

The futures of Medicaid and Medicare will have a major impact on the operations of the Hospital Sector. Currently, companies in the sector like Universal Health Services Inc. and HCA Holdings Inc. bring in a sizeable portion of their revenues from these two government's subsidized programs. Investors can register for free to access the research reports on Universal Health Services Inc. and HCA Holdings Inc. at or is an online platform where investors doing their due-diligence on the Hospitals industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on Universal Health Services Inc. and HCA Holdings Inc.; investors and shareholders of these companies can simply register for a complimentary membership at

In 2010, Universal Health Services Inc. drew 38% of its revenue from the government, helping it to turn in a $230 million profit for the year. Any cuts to Medicaid or Medicare would obviously change the way the sector operates and gets its money. Visit to see how companies in this industry have grown over the past years and how they are expected to perform in the future.

One major unknown for the sector is the coming onset of President Obama's universal health care bill. While many more patients will gain access to health care because of the bill and consequently drive patient volumes, Medicaid and Medicare will likely have to be reworked or scrapped entirely. This comes at a time when hospitals are starting to get some flak for overusing CT scans to drive up health care costs. Experts are saying that companies are often prescribing two of the chest scans when they are unnecessary. No data is kept on privately insured patients, but the figures for Medicaid patients have seemed curiously high. Register now at to have free access to our reports on the Hospitals industry.

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