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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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Lara Flatau

Associate

Nashville
(615) 742-6284 TEL
(615) 742-0470 FAX

Lara Flatau

Associate

Nashville
(615) 742-6284 TEL
(615) 742-0470 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-6284 TEL
(615) 742-0470 FAX

Lara Flatau's practice focuses on regulation, compliance and operational issues, as well as mergers and acquisitions for healthcare companies. She provides counsel to a variety of clients including healthcare providers; hospitals; skilled nursing, behavioral health, acute care and long-term care facilities; and others.

Her practice includes:

  • Mergers & Acquisitions – Conducting due diligence and analysis of joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions from a business and healthcare regulatory perspective; analyzing regulatory requirements and operational impacts related to the purchase and sale of healthcare facilities.
  • Contracting, Regulatory & Operational – Structuring operations to comply with federal and state regulatory and operational issues; offering guidance on day-to-day issues, including healthcare regulatory analysis, licensure and other issues related to the corporate practice of medicine; assisting clients with various operational agreements, including physician employment and recruitment agreements.

Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Lara was an associate at Harwell Howard Hyne Gabbert & Manner, P.C.

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Nashville Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Association

American Bar Association

Nashville Health Care Council

Nashville Health Care Council – Leadership Health Care, Membership and Marketing Committee (2014-2015)

American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)

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