Health Care Committee


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. One recent study by Navigant Consulting, Inc.

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.[2] That is what happened with the debtor in In re Dietrich, because “his heal

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 the debtor’s creditors, but also the community — providing for the continuation of medical car

Post date: Friday, October 28, 2016

[1]An asset sale is an important strategic option for hospitals and other health care facilities in financial distress.

Post date: Monday, December 21, 2015

As we close 2015 with more hospital bankruptcies being filed around the country, the ABI Health Care Committee is expecting an interesting year ahead in 2016.

Post date: Tuesday, October 13, 2015

There is much in the booming health care industry to entice an acquisition or integration. The boom has been accompanied by vast amounts of data digitized as electronic health records and myriad other formats. This data adds great value to health care organizations. Because of its value, data merits exacting protection from loss of any kind.


Mr. Andrew C. Helman
Dentons Bingham Greenebaum
Portland, ME
(207) 619-0919

Mr. Daniel I. Waxman
KEWA Financial Inc.
Lexington, KY
(859) 233-0352

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

Mr. Brian Bonaviri
Education Director
Grant Thornton LLP
Charlotte, NC

Mr. Adam T. Berkowitz
Newsletter Editor
Garfunkel Wild, PC
Great Neck, NY
(516) 393-2502

Ms. Cynthia Romano, Esq.
Special Projects Leader
CohnReznick LLP
New York, NY
(617) 970-7383

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