Health Care Committee


Post date: Thursday, October 03, 2019

The Supreme Court handed a major procedural victory to hospitals in its June 3, 2019, opinion in Azar v. Allina Health Services.[1] By a 7-1 majority, the Court found that the government’s imposition of controversial Medicare payment calculations without a public notice and comment period violated the Medicare Act.

Post date: Wednesday, September 25, 2019

It is well established that health care businesses are confronted with significant financial challenges, including lower reimbursement rates, constant changes in the delivery of services, increased competition and the need for expensive capital improvements to adopt the latest technology. Recent political uncertainty and heightened government scrutiny has only exacerbated these challenges.

Post date: Friday, July 05, 2019

According to the National Rural Health Association (NRHA),[1] since 2010, more than 100 rural hospitals have closed.[2] This trend does not appear to be slowing.

Post date: Friday, July 05, 2019

Rural hospitals in America are closing at a rapid pace, and many others are experiencing severe challenges. The statistics reflecting the closings and financial challenges facing rural hospitals are readily available, but that is not the focus of this article.

Post date: Friday, July 05, 2019

Bankruptcy court jurisdiction over Medicare issues is increasingly important given the distressed state of the health care industry and skyrocketing level of bankruptcy filings by health care providers. On May 10, 2019, in Benjamin v.

Post date: Friday, July 05, 2019

The economic challenges in today’s current health care climate are well documented and run to the core of a fundamental national debate rearing its head in the upcoming 2020 election cycle. “Medicare for All” is more than a sound bite or political posture; the larger issue is whether U.S. citizens believe that access to affordable health care for all is a right in this country.

Post date: Monday, April 08, 2019

As any bankruptcy practitioner knows, laws other than the provisions of the Bankruptcy Code can significantly impact a debtor’s reorganization.

Post date: Monday, April 08, 2019

Many Americans lack health insurance.[1] Even people with health insurance may seek care from out-of-network hospitals that don’t participate in their health plans.

Post date: Thursday, January 18, 2018

Health care businesses are seeking bankruptcy relief in increasing numbers.[1] Often, company assets are sold pursuant to § 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.[2] Such sales benefit not only t


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