Ellwood Medical Center debtor files bankruptcy suit


Ellwood City Medical Center Operations is seeking to recover $27,000 in transfers from Transport U LLC.

A lawsuit filed in April with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky declares that Ellwood City Medical Center Operations LLC is a debtor in the pending Chapter 11 bankruptcy case against Americore Holdings, the former owner of Ellwood City Medical Center in front of the company. filed for bankruptcy on December 31, 2019.

Transport U is a company specializing in non-emergency medical transport. Ellwood City Medical Center Operations is seeking to recover money spent on transfers in the 90 days before the company filed for bankruptcy, or the preferred period, which was $14,008 on November 5, 2019 and $12,999 on November 3. December 2019.

In total, Medical Center Operations asks the court to avoid all avoidable transfers and orders Transport U to return the amount, plus interest from the date of the request at the maximum legal rate, and expenses, including lawyer’s fees.

The filing is the latest development in the long-running bankruptcy case against Americore Holdings. In the years following the declaration of bankruptcy, the medical center closed, although the airstrip reopened.

Additionally, the medical records line was disconnected, medical records had to be copied by April 8 before they were destroyed, and the Ellwood City Area School District and Ellwood Council made agreements regarding taxes. delinquent land of space at California-based Pelorus Equity. Group Inc., the lien holder of the property.

Nicholas Vercilla is a reporter for the Ellwood City Ledger. He can be contacted at [email protected]


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