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Health insurers/hospital operators in green as bargain hunters move in

|About: Universal Health Servi... (UHS)|By:, SA News Editor

Hospital operators, health insurers and managed care providers are, for the most part, bucking the broad market's down day as bargain hunters take advantage of the "Medicare-for-All"- stoked selloff, under the (correct) assumption that it has no chance of becoming law.

Selected tickers: Universal Health Services (UHS +0.7%); Surgery Partners (SGRY -0.2%); SunLink Health Systems (SSY +0.9%); Select Medical Holdings (SEM +2%); Quorum Health (QHC +1%); Tenet Healthcare (THC +3.7%); Community Health Systems (CYH); HCA (HCA +0.9%); Humana (HUM -0.2%); eHealth (EHTH +4.9%); Health Insurance Innovations (HIIQ +11.8%); WellCare Health Plans (WCG +0.2%); UnitedHealth Group (UNH +1.4%); Triple-S Management (GTS +0.4%); Civitas Solutions (CIVI); Cigna (CI +2.4%); Centene (CNC +1.2%); Anthem (ANTM +1.4%)

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