Health Care Committee


Post date: Thursday, April 17, 2014

Hospitals and other healthcare providers are facing significant financial and fiscal pressures. The recession and the sluggish recovery reduced personal incomes and, therefore, the demand (if not the actual need) for healthcare services. Pharmaceutical therapies and ambulatory surgical centers had previously reduced hospital admissions and revenues. Reduced reimbursements by Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurers have further suppressed revenues.

Post date: Saturday, October 01, 2011

The following hypothetical demonstrates the scope and application of §327(a) to competing neighboring urban hospitals: Two nonprofit hospitals are separated by three miles in a densely populated low-income urban community. Holy Mackerel sits at one end of Main Street while Baruch Gefilte is at the other. Both are suffering financial difficulties.

Post date: Friday, July 01, 2011

For more than 150 years, those living in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village relied on the health care services of St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center. In April 2010, after years of financial struggles, the hospital’s board of directors made the difficult decision to file for chapter 11. [1] Due to St.

Post date: Friday, July 01, 2011

Is medical debt the primary cause for most consumer bankruptcy cases, and if so, can the current push for medical bankruptcy reform really reduce the number of consumer bankruptcies? No, say Amy Y. Landry and Robert J. Landry, III, authors of a recently published article addressing this topic, printed in the Spring 2011 issue of the ABI Law Review.

Post date: Friday, April 01, 2011

The health care industry is one of the most regulated industries with extensive federal and state governmental oversight. For instance, the industry is largely financed by monies paid under the Medicaid and Medicare programs, which require health care facilities receiving these monies to submit cost reports to federal and state governments that substantiate the monies received.

Post date: Tuesday, February 01, 2011

In this age of pre-packaged, pre-negotiated, and chapter 11 liquidation cases filed to effectuate a sale, it is becoming increasingly rare to work on chapter 11 cases that are filed without a clear exit strategy, much less one where the debtor is able to successfully reorganize.

Post date: Wednesday, September 01, 2010

Almost two years ago, the financial markets collapsed and big banks came running to the government for a bailout. Public opinion held that an era of irresponsible lending and unquestioned growth in the U.S. housing market precipitated the economic downfall of late 2008, just as Barack Obama was campaigning to become our next president.

Post date: Sunday, August 01, 2010

In In re Karykeion, currently pending in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California, the court recently reviewed the application of § 1113 of the Bankruptcy Code in the context of the liquidation of a chapter 11 debtor that had been operating two acute care hospitals.

Post date: Saturday, May 01, 2010

The crash in the residential housing market has effected many Americans, but the downturn has had a particularly disruptive effect on many senior citizens, especially those seeking to gain admission to, or currently living in, continuing-care retirement communities (CCRC).

Post date: Saturday, May 01, 2010

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), passed by the Senate on Dec. 24, 2009, and signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010, is the basis for the U.S’s current experiment in health care reform.


Mr. Brian Bonaviri
Charlotte, NC
(617) 290-2449

Mr. Robert M. Schechter
Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C.
Morristown, NJ
(973) 889-4127

Ms. Samantha Ruben
Communications Manager
Dentons, Associate
Chicago, Illinois, USA, IL
(847) 790-6473

Ms. Clare Moylan
Education Director
Gibbins Advisors
Nashville, TN
(615) 696-6556

Mr. Jason M. Reed
Membership Relations Director
Maslon LLP
Minneapolis, MN
(612) 672-8301

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