December 21, 2017

What Everyone Should Know About the Unique Issues that Arise in Healthcare Business Bankruptcies

What Everyone Should Know About the Unique Issues that Arise in Healthcare Business Bankruptcies

December 21, 2017

The healthcare industry consumes almost 20% of the nation’s GDP, but it is in turmoil.  Bloomberg technology reports a likely “wave of hospital and other medical companies” filing bankruptcy in the coming year (Tiffany Kary, “The next U.S.  Restructuring Epidemic: Sick Healthcare Companies,” www.bloomberg.news.com, 11/27/2017).  This program will cover the basics of the unique issues that arise in the bankruptcy of a healthcare entity so that practioners will be able to issue spot and deal intelligently with the unique issues that arise in such cases.  The program will cover the following topics, among others: 

  • Dealing with the federal and state governments,
  • Dealing with the medicare provider agreement,
  • Set off and recoupment by the government,
  • Acquisition of distressed health care businesses and successor liability,
  • Impact of healthcare business bankruptcy on healthcare fraud cases,
  • Not-for-profit healthcare business rules,
  • Definition of healthcare business,
  • Exclusion from participation in the medicare program,
  • Patient care ombudsman,
  • Disposal of medical records, duty of a trustee to transfer patients,
  • Costs of closing a healthcare facility, and
  • Discrimination against healthcare business by governmental entities.

Panelists:

  • Samuel R. Maizel (moderator), Dentons US LLP, Los Angeles, CA 
  • Elizabeth A. Green, BakerHostetler, Orlando, FL
  • Andrew Sherman, Sills Cummis & Gross PC, New York, NY

Presented by: Business Bankruptcy Committee

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