Meredith Edwards Collins

Meredith Edwards Collins

Bass Berry & Sims, Member

Nashville, Tennessee

Healthcare companies, private equity groups and other investors call on Meredith Collins for her experience advising clients through various types of transformative healthcare transactions. Her representation covers a broad range of healthcare sectors, with particularly deep experience advising physician practice management companies, behavioral health companies, hospital-based physician practice groups, hospital systems (both for profit and nonprofit) and urgent care clinics. Meredith primarily focuses on middle market M&A transactions in amounts between $25 million and $500 million or greater. Having both a corporate and healthcare regulatory background, Meredith navigates federal and state regulatory risks that require complex analysis to find creative and innovative solutions resulting in the most favorable outcome for the client while protecting their business interests and promoting their strategic goals. Meredith's practice involves: Healthcare Mergers, Acquisitions & Dispositions – Advising clients through a broad range of transaction arrangements including: Mergers, acquisitions, syndications, joint ventures and strategic investment opportunities, both sell-side and buy-side. Drafting and/or reviewing purchase agreements and other ancillary transaction documents. Analysis of physician relationships and other complex healthcare regulatory due diligence matters. Assisting with the coordination of private equity investments, venture capital and growth equity financing and recapitalizations. Contracting, Regulatory & Operational Matters – Providing regulatory analysis and advice on operational impacts including: Physician contracting, governance, disclosure and other regulatory matters. Analysis of state corporate practice of medicine laws and related contracting methodologies. Representation of hospitals and physician practices regarding fraud and abuse, physician self-referral and fee-splitting issues, including structuring physician financial arrangements and compensation methodologies.

Experience

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Connections

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