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Envision to Sell to KKR for $9.9 Billion

We represented Envision Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: EVHC) in its definitive agreement to sell to KKR in an all-cash transaction for $9.9 billion, including debt. KKR will pay $46 per Envision share in cash to buy the company, marking a 32 percent premium to the company's volume-weighted average share price from November 1, when Envision announced it was considering its options. The transaction is expected to close the fourth quarter of 2018. Read more

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Six Things to Know Before Buying a Physician Practice spotlight

Dermatology, ophthalmology, radiology, urology…the list goes on. Yet, in any physician practice management transaction, there are six key considerations that apply and, if not carefully managed, can derail a transaction. Download the 6 Things to Know Before Buying a Physician Practice to keep your physician practice management transactions on track.

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Avoiding Government Scrutiny on Issues of Medical Necessity


May 23, 2013

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Mary Beth Fortugno will participate in the panel discussion at the Avoiding Government Scrutiny on Issues of Medical Necessity webinar hosted by the American Bar Association (ABA) Health Law Section and the ABA Center for Professional Development. This 90-minute webinar will be held Thursday, May 23 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Eastern. The webinar will cover:

  • Noteworthy disputes between providers and the government on issues of medical necessity;
  • Hot topics in FCA actions and DOJ subpoena activity involving elective procedures, treatment and billing practices of certain surgical specialties, and patient classification;
  • How companies can get paid without generating adverse action, including points of training for coders and other billing personnel; and
  • Building a successful compliance program to protect companies from adverse action.

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