Elaine Naughton provides healthcare regulatory counsel as it relates to compliance, operational and transactional matters. She has worked with a wide range of clients in the healthcare industry, including hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers, hospices, home health providers, urgent care centers, ambulance providers, laboratories, specialty pharmacies and private equity firms. Her practice involves:
Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Elaine served as a law clerk to the Honorable David J. Hale of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky. Elaine earned her law degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law and a B.A. in history from the University of Chicago.
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Representation of J. Knipper and Company, Inc. – one of the largest suppliers of end-to-end pharmaceutical samples management services and a Court Square portfolio company – and its affiliates, including KnippeRx, in its acquisition of Eagle Pharmacy – a Florida-based full-service, direct-to-patient (DTP) pharmacy. This strategic transaction for KnippeRx will expand the company’s pharmacy programs, scale and automation capabilities.
Served as regulatory and deal counsel to BioPlus, a leading national specialty pharmacy, and ProHealth Pharmacy Solutions, a significant provider of infusion pharmacy management services in their sale to CarepathRx a platform company formed by Nautic Partners
Representation of WellCare Health Plans, Inc., a government-focused managed care provider, in its merger with Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) for $17.3 billion
We represented BioScrip, Inc. in its merger with Option Care Enterprises, Inc. The newly combined company, Option Care Health, Inc., emerges as the largest independent home and alternate site infusion services provider in the United States. Option Care Health’s common stock will be listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol BIOS.
We represented HealthTrust (Healthtrust Purchasing Group, L.P.) in its definitive agreement to acquire Resource Optimization & Innovation (ROi), a recognized leader in healthcare supply chain management.
Represented Consonance Capital Partners in the recapitalization of Orsini Pharmaceutical Services, LLC
Represented American Physician Partners in its acquisition of Texas-based Emergigroup Physician Associates
Kentucky Law Journal — Production Editor
CALI Awards — Healthcare Organizations & Finance; Federal Criminal Law; Criminal Law; Criminal Procedure; Conflict of Laws; Products Liability; and Torts