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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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ACO Legal Traps that Can Cost You Dearly


June 23-24, 2014

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Danielle Sloane will present "ACO Legal Traps that Can Cost You Dearly" with Corey Feist, Chief of Staff and General Counsel of the UVA Physicians Group at the ACO Financial Management Summit. The conference, hosted by the Healthcare Education Associates, will be held on Tuesday, June 24. 

There are now more than 350 Accountable Care Organizations in the United States. As the changing landscape of healthcare poses both great opportunities and risks, industry leaders will meet to discuss financial infrastructure and legal implications. 

Danielle Sloane will rely on her robust experience in compliance and regulatory matters and healthcare fraud and abuse as she weighs in on regulation of various types of ACOs, waivers that can shield hospitals and physicians from the legal risks associated with ACO formation, legal traps, and applicable laws to revenue refunding sources. 

The event will be held June 23 - 24, 2014 at The Caesars Palace Las Vegas in Las Vegas. For more information and registration, please click here.

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