Limiting Successor Liability Under Assigned Medicare Provider Agreements


William Smith, James Kapp III and Megan Preusker wrote this bylined article on the risks associated with accepting assignment of a distressed health care provider’s Medicare provider agreement. “A purchaser in bankruptcy and one outside of bankruptcy may be similarly situated when it comes to taking over a Medicare provider agreement – both will have to decide whether to accept assignment and how to mitigate risks associated with such assignment,” the authors wrote.