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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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Primary Care Providers Win Challenge of CMS Interpretation of Enhanced Payment Law

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We obtained summary judgment on behalf of a group of 21 Tennessee physicians in federal litigation in Nashville challenging a regulation from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). CMS attempted to significantly limit enhanced Medicaid reimbursements for primary care services provided to vulnerable populations for 2013 and 2014. The physicians argued, and the court agreed, that CMS' regulation was contrary to the language of the Medicaid reimbursement statute. Therefore, the court struck down the regulation as unlawful and concluded that TennCare is not entitled to recoup the enhanced payments made to the physicians. 

The case is Averett v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, No. 3:16-cv-02815, 2018 WL 558825 (M.D. Tenn. Jan 24, 2018).

For more information about the case, please read the official news release here.

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