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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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U.S. ex rel. Frazier v. IASIS Healthcare Corp.

Client Type: Private Company

We represented IASIS Healthcare Corporation in a multi-year DOJ investigation involving allegations relating to physician compensation arrangements and performance of unnecessary medical procedures concerning IASIS's hospitals in Arizona, Texas, Florida, Utah, and Nevada. After DOJ declined intervention in the qui tam FCA action, the United States District Court for the District of Arizona ultimately granted IASIS's motion to dismiss and ordered sanctions against relator's counsel related to the relator's use of privileged documents in connection with the filing of the action.  U.S. ex rel. Frazier v. IASIS Healthcare Corp., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 6896 (D. Ariz. Jan. 10, 2012); U.S. ex rel. Frazier v. IASIS Healthcare Corp., 812 F. Supp. 2d 1008 (D. Ariz. 2012).

IASIS Healthcare owns and operates community-focused hospitals in high growth urban and suburban markets.

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