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In June 2016, AmSurg Corp. and Envision Healthcare Holdings, Inc. (Envision) announced they have signed a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which the companies will combine in an all-stock transaction. Upon completion of the merger, which is expected to be tax-free to the shareholders of both organizations, the combined company will be named Envision Healthcare Corporation and co-headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee and Greenwood Village, Colorado. The company's common stock is expected to trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol: EVHC. Bass, Berry & Sims served as lead counsel on the transaction, led by Jim Jenkins. Read more.

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Inside the FCA blogInside the FCA blog features ongoing updates related to the False Claims Act (FCA), including insight on the latest legal decisions, regulatory developments and FCA settlements. The blog provides timely updates for corporate boards, directors, compliance managers, general counsel and other parties interested in the organizational impact and legal developments stemming from issues potentially giving rise to FCA liability.

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HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules: Changes and Updates for Employer Sponsored Group Health Plans

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June 25, 2013

Bass, Berry & Sims will host the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules: Changes and Updates for Employer Sponsored Group Health Plans webinar on Tuesday, June 25 from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. CST. Bass, Berry & Sims attorneys Elizabeth Warren, Nesrin Tift and Sarah Krause will explore what employers with health plans need to know to comply with the new HIPAA privacy and security rules. Topics covered will include:

  • Overview of how HIPAA applies to employer sponsored health plans
  • The important of HIPAA compliance: increased enforcement and audits
  • New standards required by the 2013 rule, including new business associate agreement requirements, the new breach notification standard, revised individual rights and GINA
  • Practical compliance steps to take to meet the September 2013 deadline

This webinar is available for Tennessee CLE. To register for the event, click here.


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