Operator of 22 freestanding ERs files for bankruptcy

Houston-based Neighbors Emergency Center, which operates 22 freestanding emergency rooms, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, according to the Texarkana Gazette.

Neighbors' freestanding ERs are operating as normal throughout the debt restructuring process, a company spokesperson told the Texarkana Gazette.

"All of our 22 centers are remaining open," the spokesperson said. "The bankruptcy was filed to prepare for sale."

The spokesperson did not give details on the sale of the freestanding ERs, according to the report.

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