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Full title: Order (Final) Authorizing the Debtors to Pay Certain Prepetition Taxes and Fees (Related Doc # [11], [56]]) Order Signed on 11/12/2021. (Mml)

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FINAL ORDER AUTHORIZING THE DEBTORS TO PAY CERTAIN PREPETITION TAXES AND FEES Upon the motion (the “Motion”)2 of the Debtors for entry of an Interim Order and a final order (this “Order”) authorizing, but not directing, the Debtors to pay certain prepetition taxes and fees and granting related relief, all as more fully set forth in the Motion; and upon consideration of the First Day Declaration and the Interim Order entered on October 15, 2021; and the Court having jurisdiction over this matter pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§ 157 and 1334 and the Amended Standing Order of Reference from the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, dated February 29, 2012; and the matter being a core proceeding within the meaning of 28 U.S.C. § 157(b)(2); and venue of this proceeding and the Motion in this District being proper pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§ 1408 and 1409; and the Court being able to issue a final order consistent with Article III of the United States Constitution; and due and sufficient notice of the Motion having been given under the particular circumstances; and it appearing that no other or 1 further notice is necessary; and it appearing that the relief requested in the Motion is in the best interests of the Debtors, their estates, their creditors, and other parties-in-interest; and after due deliberation thereon; and good and sufficient cause appearing therefor; it is hereby ORDERED, ADJUDGED, AND DECREEDThe banks and financial institutions on which checks were drawn or electronic payment requests made for payment of the prepetition obligations approved herein are authorized to receive, process, honor, and pay all such checks and electronic payment requests when presented for payment, and all such banks and financial institutions are authorized to rely on the Debtors’ designation of any particular check or electronic payment request as approved by this Order without any duty of further inquiry and without liability for following the Debtors’ instructions.The Debtors are authorized to issue postpetition checks, or to effect postpetition fund transfer requests, in replacement of any checks or fund transfer requests that are dishonored as a consequence of the Chapter 11 Cases with respect to payments authorized to be made pursuant to this Order.Nothing in the Motion or this Order or the relief granted (including any actions taken or payments made by the Debtors pursuant thereto) shall be construed as (a) authority to assume or reject any executory contract or unexpired lease of real property, or as a request for the same; (b) an admission as to the validity, priority, or character of any claim or other asserted right or obligation, or a waiver or other limitation on the Debtors’ ability to contest the same on any ground permitted by bankruptcy or applicable non-bankruptcy law; (c) a promise or requirement to pay any claim or other obligation; (d) granting third-party-beneficiary sta

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IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF DELAWARE ) Chapter 11 In re: ) ) Case No. 21-11336 (KBO) GULF COAST HEALTH CARE, LLC, et al.,1 ) ) Jointly Administered Debtors. ) ) Related to Docket Nos. 11, 56 ) FINAL ORDER AUTHORIZING THE DEBTORS TO PAY CERTAIN PREPETITION TAXES AND FEES Upon the motion (the “Motion”)2 of the Debtors for entry of an Interim Order and a final order (this “Order”) authorizing, but not directing, the Debtors to pay certain prepetition taxes and fees and granting related relief, all as more fully set forth in the Motion; and upon consideration of the First Day Declaration and the Interim Order entered on October 15, 2021; and the Court having jurisdiction over this matter pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§ 157 and 1334 and the Amended Standing Order of Reference from the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, dated February 29, 2012; and the matter being a core proceeding within the meaning of 28 U.S.C. § 157(b)(2); and venue of this proceeding and the Motion in this District being proper pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§ 1408 and 1409; and the Court being able to issue a final order consistent with Article III of the United States Constitution; and due and sufficient notice of the Motion having been given under the particular circumstances; and it appearing that no other or 1 The last four digits of Gulf Coast Health Care, LLC’s federal tax identification number are 9281. There are 62 Debtors in these chapter 11 cases, which cases are being jointly administered for procedural purposes only. A complete list of the Debtors and the last four digits of their federal tax identification numbers are not provided herein. A complete list of such information may be obtained on the website of the Debtors’ proposed claims and noticing agent at https://dm.epiq11.com/GulfCoastHealthCare. The location of Gulf Coast Health Care, LLC’s corporate headquarters and the Debtors’ service address is 9511 Holsberry Lane, Suite B11, Pensacola, FL 32534. 2 Capitalized terms used but not otherwise defined herein shall have the meanings ascribed to them in the Motion.

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further notice is necessary; and it appearing that the relief requested in the Motion is in the best interests of the Debtors, their estates, their creditors, and other parties-in-interest; and after due deliberation thereon; and good and sufficient cause appearing therefor; it is hereby ORDERED, ADJUDGED, AND DECREED that: 1. The Motion is granted on a final basis as set forth herein. 2. The Debtors are authorized, but not directed, to pay all prepetition Taxes to the Taxing Authorities in the ordinary course of their businesses, up to an aggregate amount of $2.4 million. 3. This Order is without prejudice to the rights of the Debtors and their estates to contest the validity, priority, or amounts of any Taxes or audit amounts on any grounds they deem appropriate, and any rights of the Debtors and their estates with respect to such matters shall be preserved. 4. Notwithstanding the relief granted herein or any actions taken hereunder, nothing contained in this Order shall create any rights in favor of, or enhance the status of any claim held by, any Taxing Authority. 5. Nothing contained herein shall be construed to accelerate payments to any Taxing Authority that are not otherwise due and payable. 6. The banks and financial institutions on which checks were drawn or electronic payment requests made for payment of the prepetition obligations approved herein are authorized to receive, process, honor, and pay all such checks and electronic payment requests when presented for payment, and all such banks and financial institutions are authorized to rely on the Debtors’ designation of any particular check or electronic payment request as approved by this

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Order without any duty of further inquiry and without liability for following the Debtors’ instructions. 7. The Debtors are authorized to issue postpetition checks, or to effect postpetition fund transfer requests, in replacement of any checks or fund transfer requests that are dishonored as a consequence of the Chapter 11 Cases with respect to payments authorized to be made pursuant to this Order. 8. Nothing in the Motion or this Order or the relief granted (including any actions taken or payments made by the Debtors pursuant thereto) shall be construed as (a) authority to assume or reject any executory contract or unexpired lease of real property, or as a request for the same; (b) an admission as to the validity, priority, or character of any claim or other asserted right or obligation, or a waiver or other limitation on the Debtors’ ability to contest the same on any ground permitted by bankruptcy or applicable non-bankruptcy law; (c) a promise or requirement to pay any claim or other obligation; (d) granting third-party-beneficiary status, bestowing any additional rights on any third party, or being otherwise enforceable by any third party. 9. Nothing in the Motion or this Order shall be construed to (a) create or perfect, in favor of any person or entity, any interest in cash of a Debtor that did not exist as of the Petition Date or (b) alter or impair the validity, continuation, priority, enforceability, or perfection of any security interest or lien, in favor of any person or entity, that existed as of the Petition Date. 10. Notwithstanding Bankruptcy Rule 6004(h), this Order shall be effective and enforceable immediately upon entry hereof. 11. The Debtors are authorized to take all actions necessary to implement the relief granted in this Order.

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12. The Court retains exclusive jurisdiction with respect to all matters arising from or related to the implementation, interpretation, or enforcement of this Order. Dated: November 12th, 2021 KAREN B. OWENS Wilmington, Delaware UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY JUDGE

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