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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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Brian Roark Discusses Impact of Government Intervention in FCA Actions

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April 28, 2017

In an article published on BNA's Health Law Resource Center, Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Brian Roark discussed trends in False Claims Act (FCA) enforcements and recoveries, specifically related to the differences between intervened and nonintervened actions. As pointed out in the article, "The disparity between recoveries from intervened and nonintervened FCA actions is 'absolutely a reflection of the merit of the underlying allegations being investigated,'" said Brian.

The full article, "Intervention in False Claims Act Lawsuits: Is It Make or Break?," was published by BNA's Health Law Resource Center on April 27, 2017, and is available online to subscribers.

To read more about trends related to this FCA recoveries, download a copy of the firm's Healthcare Fraud and Abuse Review 2016 report, click here.

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