Avella Specialty Pharmacy Sold to OptumRx

We provided healthcare regulatory and antitrust counsel to Avella Specialty Pharmacy (owned by Riordan, Lewis & Haden) in its sale to OptumRx (owned by United Health Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: UNH). Terms of the transaction were not publicly disclosed.

Avella is a national specialty pharmacy recognized for its deep clinical knowledge & customer service serving patients in all 50 states.

OptumRx is a pharmacy care services company helping clients and more than 65 million members achieve better health outcomes and lower overall costs through innovative prescription drug benefit services and is part of Optum®, a leading information and technology-enabled health services business dedicated to making the health system work better for everyone.

You Also May Be Interested In:

  • Served as lead counsel to BriovaRx Infusion Services in obtaining a Certificate of Need to expand services in Middle Tennessee

    We served as lead counsel to BriovaRx Infusion Services (BriovaRx) in obtaining a Certificate of Need (CON) to expand its...
    Client Type: Private Company
  • Bass, Berry & Sims served as lead counsel to Tennessee Orthopedic Alliance (TOA) in obtaining a Certificate of Need (CON)...
    Client Type: Private Company
  • Lead counsel representing emergency department provider and other defendants in qui tam lawsuit alleging violation of licensure laws caused submission of false claims. District court dismissed allegations against the emergency department provider on grounds that alleged regulatory violation did not satisfy standard for FCA materiality set forth in Supreme Court’s Escobar decision. U.S. ex rel. Taylor v. Boyko, 2019 WL 2423283 (S.D. W. Va. Jun. 6, 2019).

    Bass, Berry & Sims served as lead counsel representing an emergency department provider and other defendants in a qui tam...