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Health Care Financing Trends: What Do They Foreshadow?

This article explores some current health care financing trends and speculates on what they may portend for work in a health care restructuring professional’s “pipeline.” While there are many kinds of health care enterprises...more

Bankruptcy sales for distressed hospitals: 4 questions to ask before you begin

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...more

Employee Benefits Developments - August 2014

The Departments of the Treasury, Labor, and Health and Human Services issued final regulations addressing the rule in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that prohibits a group health plan from having a waiting period that exceeds...more

Healthcare Providers Face Increasing Financial Pressure and Bankruptcy Risk

The health of the healthcare industry can be summarized as follows: as go federal reimbursement rates, so goes the financial viability of healthcare providers, whether hospitals, nursing homes or medical practices. These...more

The Check’s in the Mail - Who Is Responsible for Payment in a Delegated-Network System?

In today’s healthcare system, reimbursement issues involve not only prompt pay statutory provisions but also various risk-shifting arrangements included in a delegated-network system of managed care. When the insolvency of...more

Health Care and Bankruptcy in Arizona

Getting sick can be very expensive. Many of the bankruptcy cases I file here in Arizona have a large amount of medical bills. And things don’t look to be getting any better. I just renewed my health insurance for my family...more

White Collar Watch - February 2013

In This Issue: - New HIPAA “Megarule” Broadens Enforcement - Government Declines to Seek Rehearing of Landmark Off-Label Speech Decision - Seizure of Rothstein Ponzi Assets Highlights Tension Between...more

BLG Monthly Update for December 2012

UGG boots, thieving drug addicts, misappropriated sheep and the usual neat contracts cases: all this and more in the BLG Monthly Update for December....more

Links To Free Copies Of Documents Filed In The Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Cases Of LCI Holding Company, Inc. (D/B/A LifeCare Hospitals)

Links to Free Copies of Documents Filed in the Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Cases of LCI Holding Company, Inc. (d/b/a LifeCare Hospitals) Our newest website – – offers completely free access to over 150,000...more

Pledges By Debtors To Nonprofits May Not Be Enforceable After Bankruptcy

Is a bankrupt pledgor legally bound to fulfill its promise to pledge a gift; or will a nonprofit have a successful claim against a pledgor if there is a subsequent failure to make payment because of a bankruptcy filing? A...more

Obamacare, Medical Bills & Bankruptcy

The news coverage on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on Obamacare had all the flare of the Superbowl. This decision will no doubt be hashed out both in public and private for sometime to come. And whether you are for...more

Some Thoughts on the Healthcare Debate

Some Thoughts on the Healthcare Debate by Joel R. Glucksman on June 29, 2012 On Thursday June 28 the United States Supreme Court issued its contribution to the healthcare debate. In a lengthy and rather surprising...more

When You Should File Medical Bankruptcy

Medical costs continue to skyrocket. The costs are made higher if you have to go for follow-up treatment or consume ongoing medication. And if your case involves major surgery, it can cost six figures. All this is enough to...more

Points & Authorities - Winter 2012

In This Issue: - Banker Beware: Bank Practices under Increased Scrutiny as Dodd-Frank Implementation Begins - The Lender-Borrower Tangle: Understanding California and Arizona Anti-Deficiency Legislation - New...more

Ortiz v. Aurora Health Care, Inc. (In re Ortiz), No. 10-3465 (7th Cir. Dec. 30, 2011)

Ortiz v. Aurora Health Care, Inc. (In re Ortiz), No. 10-3465 (7th Cir. Dec. 30, 2011) The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed the debtors’ appeal of the bankruptcy court’s dismissal of the debtors’ state law...more

You Can Eliminate Medical Bills In Bankruptcy

As health care costs and hospital bills continue to skyrocket, more and more families face medical bills they can't even begin to pay. And in spite of new legislation and talk about universal health care coverage, the...more

Health Law Alert: Five Things Directors of Nonprofit Health Care Providers Can Learn from Lemington Home

Recently, a federal appeals court in In re Lemington Home for the Aged revived claims brought by unsecured creditors against the directors and officers (D&Os) of the insolvent Lemington Home for the Aged when it reversed a...more

Points & Authorities - Special Issue Fall 2011

In This Issue: - A Good Way to Give Bad News: Recent Amendment to California’s Breach Notification Statute - Accountable Care Organizations: The Private Sector Will Lead - New Faces - Points from the...more

In re Otero County Hospital Association, Inc. (d/b/a Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center)

Declaration of Morgan Hay in Support of First Day Motions Filed by Debtor Otero County Hospital Association, Inc.

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In re Otero County Hospital Association, Inc. (d/b/a Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center)

Amended Voluntary Petition

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Insurance Legal News - July/August 2011 • Volume 4, Number 4


Why Long-Term Care Insurance is Important to Doctors

One commonly overlooked area a doctor’s personal planning is the possibility that you or a loved one may need long-term care (LTC) as a result of age, illness, or accidents. In cases where such care is required, the...more

Wyoming Nursing Home Rules Out Bankruptcy

Wyoming’s largest nursing home, Shepherd of the Valley Care Center has ruled out filing for bankruptcy protection as an option to rid itself of its financial woes. As its financial problems got to crisis levels, the nursing...more

Medical Expenses and Bankruptcy: Arizona Bankruptcy Attorney

A fair amount of my clients have dealt with an extended illness that caused them to incur significant medical bills. In my own experience it seems that the health insurance premiums keep rising but the level of coverage...more

B.R. Summerlin Property, LLC (d.b.a. The Heights at Summerlin) Files for Chapter 11 Protection

We recently added the bankruptcy case of B.R. Summerlin Property, LLC (d.b.a. The Heights at Summerlin) to our databases. The company, which filed for chapter 11 protection earlier this month in Nevada, listed the location of...more

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