Hospital That Served Low-Income Patients Closed Unnecessarily, Bidder Claims
Gardens Regional Hospital officials, however, said Le Summit Healthcare LLC didn’t provide enough proof that it would financially be able to carry out the purchase.
The Wall Street Journal:
Bidder Says Los Angeles-Area Hospital Didn’t Need To Close
A health-care firm that offered to buy Gardens Regional Hospital and Medical Center Inc., a Los Angeles-area hospital that cared for low-income residents before shutting down, told a bankruptcy judge that its purchase efforts were unfairly ignored. In court papers, Le Summit Healthcare LLC officials told Bankruptcy Judge Ernest Robles that they are still willing to operate the nonprofit hospital while they obtain the new licensing and permits to restart its operations. They say Gardens Regional Hospital’s lawyers closed the 137-bed hospital unnecessarily. (Stech, 2/21)