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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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John Kelly Provides Modern Healthcare With His Take on McKesson's Agreement to Pay the US Government $190 Million to Settle Claims it Violated the False Claims Act

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April 28, 2012

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney John Kelly offers Modern Healthcare insight on the implications of McKesson Corp.’s agreement to pay the U.S. government more than $190 million to settle claims that it inflated prescription-drug information, causing Medicaid to overpay for certain drugs. Taking from his experience at the Department of Justice, John explains how this settlement and ongoing litigation indicate the government’s strengthened interest in regulating drug prices and how this is a source of extensive risk for the companies that manufacture and sell drugs.

The article is titled "McKesson settling up" and was published in the April 28, 2012 edition of Modern Healthcare. The complete article can be found here (subscription required).


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