The $3.2 billion of upgraded debt of the not-for-profit healthcare sector in the third quarter far surpassed the dollar amount of downgraded debt, $957.3 million, for a ratio of 3.3 to 1, says Moody's Investors Service.

The number of upgrades, 12, also surpassed the number of downgrades, 7, for a ratio of 1.7 to 1.

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