ASC & PPM Lawyers | McDermott Healthcare Team

Ambulatory Surgery Centers &
Physician Practice Management


Jay Sweetnich, Community Health Systems, Inc., Best Law Firms 2021

The physician practice management (PPM) and ambulatory surgery center (ASC) industries have experienced explosive growth and unprecedented consolidation and capital investment within the past 10 years, yet continue to be highly fragmented and competitive. As physicians, management companies, private equity and other investors join forces to strengthen their positions in this dynamic environment, they face reimbursement, regulatory, compliance, billing and transactional implementation issues that can cause roadblocks to their success.

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  • Surgery Partners on a range of transactions, including its acquisition of Symbion to create the second-largest and fastest-growing independent ASC operator in the United States
  • A regional nonprofit healthcare organization in the formation of a joint venture company with a national ASC management company and subsequent acquisition of seven ASCs
  • Surgical Care Affiliates on regulatory and transactional matters, including a Medicare recovery audit and the negotiation of several management agreements

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We’ve spent decades shaping the PPM and ASC industries, and are ready to help you uncover new opportunities and develop winning strategies that maximize long-term value.