BOSTON -- Ongoing changes in the health care industry could affect ratings on more than $2 billion of debt issued by Boston area hospitals, according to a report in this week's edition of Standard & Poor's Corp.'s CreditWeek Municipal.

However, forthcoming mergers and increased cooperation between hospitals in the region could push ratings higher, the report said.

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