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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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Kinika Young's Pro Bono Case Highlighted by Tennessee Justice Center

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July 14, 2016

In 2016, Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Kinika Young had the opportunity to work on a pro bono basis with Tennessee Justice Center (TJC) and Chaplain Charles to help get him approved for a medically necessary surgery. Charles suffered a serious accident and personally worked for years to advocate for his own care. After TennCare denied approval for the surgery, Kinika worked with Charles' doctor to secure an affidavit proving surgery was medically necessary in order for Charles to properly recover. Thanks in part to Kinika's efforts, TennCare reversed its decision and approved the surgery, scheduled for August.

To read more about Kinika's experience working with the TJC, visit the TJC website.


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