LAS VEGAS - What is clear: the landscape for nonprofit health care financing has changed. What is not so clear: what that landscape will look like after the current credit crisis wanes, according to participants last week at The Bond Buyer's Nonprofit Hospital Finance Conference here.

"There are a number of assumptions we simply cannot make any more about the market," said Mark Pascaris, a Moody's Investors Service analyst, summarizing a year that has included the collapse of the auction-rate securities market and, most recently, an almost complete seize-up of the markets.

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