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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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Wally Dietz and Brian Roark Comment on Rise in Healthcare Fraud Cases and What This Means for the Industry

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March 23, 2012

The Nashville Business Journal recently published an article titled "Feds Crack Down on Local Health Care Fraud" in which compliance attorneys Wally Dietz and Brian Roark are quoted. The article discusses the rising number of healthcare fraud cases being brought on by the U.S. Attorney's office and how this effort is taking center stage in Middle Tennessee, where a $30 billion healthcare industry lives. This crack down on healthcare fraud has pushed companies to invest in better compliance programs. Dietz and Roark comment on not only the need to have a "robust compliance program," but also the importance of being proactive rather than reactive when it comes to a government investigation.

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