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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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May 12, 2015

Bass, Berry & Sims attorneys Matt Curley and Brian Roark will speak at the Nashville Council of Health Care Attorneys meeting on May 12.  The presentation, called "Healthcare Fraud in Seven Acts" will discuss what seven recent cases tell us about the current status of healthcare fraud enforcement, including:

  • When can the government hold a provider liable for submitting false claims without putting on proof of submission of false claims
  • Under what circumstances is employing a physician at a financial loss commercially reasonable
  • Can resolving overpayment liability through a repayment still leave a provider open to qui tam liability
  • What ethical obligations are triggered by cooperating with the government in health care fraud investigations
  • Can providers be held liable under the FCA for regulatory violations not material to government payment decisions

The session will be held May 12, 2015 at Community Health Systems in Franklin, Tennessee.


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