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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 H. Lawrence

Associate

Nashville
(615) 742-7837 TEL
(615) 742-0472 FAX

John H. Lawrence

Associate

Nashville
(615) 742-7837 TEL
(615) 742-0472 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-7837 TEL
(615) 742-0472 FAX

John Lawrence represents healthcare clients on various federal and state compliance issues, including the False Claims Act, Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute. He works with clients in defense of allegations of healthcare fraud and abuse.

Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, John was an associate at Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C. in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Memberships

Chattanooga Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Association

North Carolina Bar Association

Federal Bar Association, Chattanooga Chapter

American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)

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Accolades

Mid-South Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2015)

University of North Carolina School of Law – Gressman-Pollitt Award for Outstanding Oral Advocacy, Best Overall

First Amendment Law Review – Editor-in-Chief

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