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‘The right thing to do’: Hahnemann owner will pay its former doctors’ malpractice insurance

The hospital’s owner had previously claimed it was not responsible for those costs, but when U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Gross threatened to change the hospital’s bankruptcy case from a Chapter 11 reorganization to a Chapter 7 liquidation, the effort to find a solution was taken more seriously.

By Nina Feldman/WHYY

Bankruptcy judge wades in to Harrisburg diocese’s finances

An attorney for the diocese says it’s located 79 bank accounts for such diverse uses as a high school cafeteria and a basketball boosters’ club.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

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Updated: February 19, 2020 | 6:45 pm

Harrisburg becomes first Pennsylvania Roman Catholic diocese to declare bankruptcy

The diocese has been under financial strain from legal fees and payouts to people its clergy and other affiliates abused over many decades.

By Katie Meyer and Ed Mahon

As Boy Scouts of America files for Bankruptcy, Pa. chapters will stay afloat

We want the Boy Scouts to do everything in their power to get these individual survivors the resources they need to make their life better."
By Kathleen Davis/WESA

Failure to pay doctors’ malpractice insurance lands St. Chris, Hahnemann owners in bankruptcy trouble

Bankruptcy judge Kevin Gross issued an order requiring PAHS to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy instead of Chapter 11, unless its lawyers can give him a good reason why it shouldn’t.

By Nina Feldman/WHYY

Hahnemann won’t pay residents’ medical malpractice insurance, so they find their own way

“This was something that was promised in our employment contracts, and this was not something any of us thought we’d have to go out on our own and find,” said Sukhdeep Singh.

By Nina Feldman/WHYY

Pa. revokes Hahnemann University Hospital’s state license

Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine said, because the building doesn’t meet the definition of a hospital, her department has no choice but to revoke the license, rendering Hahnemann essentially unsupervised and unregulated while it still contains dangerous and confidential materials.

By Nina Feldman/WHYY