healthcare-cost

One area of healthcare stocks – U.S. hospitals – may be easier to manage than the average.

Read: Investing in biotech

In fact, ft.com reports U.S. hospital shares are cheap and the policy is favourable. The biggest operator by sales, HCA, trades at a single-digit earnings multiple, and its profits have increased steadily.

However, there are a few risks, including a cut in payment from Medicare, and HCA’s high net debt. Read more.

Also read:

Say welcome to cheap healthcare

Want to beat the OAS clawback? Move south

Clients ill-prepared for healthcare costs

Canadians exposed to cost of critical illness

The biotech investing roller coaster

Originally published on Advisor.ca