WASHINGTON — The National Federation of Municipal Analysts has updated its disclosure best-practices paper for issuers of hospital debt in response to market changes spurred by the financial crisis.

“Recommended Best Practices in Disclosure for Hospital Debt Transactions,” released Thursday, calls on hospital issuers to make more frequent disclosures, and to disclose a host of details related to swaps, variable-rate securities, regional market risks and other events that could impact a hospital’s finances.

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