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Adam C. Rogoff on Bankruptcy Code Sections Specific to Chapter 11 Cases Involving Hospitals and Health Care Businesses

In this Emerging Issues commentary, Adam C. Rogoff discusses the new health care provisions in the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005. Some of the regulations concern patient record disposal, patient transfers to other health care facilities, appointment of a patient care...

Judge: Recoupment Of Medicare Payments Does Not Violate Bankruptcy Discharge

AIKEN, S.C. - A South Carolina federal judge on March 22 affirmed a ruling by a bankruptcy judge that the withholding of post-petition Medicare reimbursement claims to recoup pre-petition Medicare reimbursement overpayments does not violate the Chapter 7 discharge injunction (In re: Gary T. Fischbach...

DLA Piper: Bankruptcy Sales for Distressed Hospitals: 4 Questions to Ask Before You Begin

By Thomas R. Califano , Rachel Nanes and Daniel G. Egan Over the last several years, a wide range of healthcare companies, among them hospitals, home health agencies and continuing care facilities, have faced financial distress as a result of declining revenues, high operating costs, reduction in...