Ascend Management Innovations is a national leader in providing conflict-free healthcare assessment services for state government agencies across the United States. Ascend was acquired by MAXIMUS, Inc., a NYSE-listed provider of business process services to government health and human service agencies.
Waller represented Ascend Management Innovations in the structuring and completion of its sale to MAXIMUS, Inc. and provided counsel on intellectual property issues, healthcare regulatory compliance, tax and employee benefits issues.
Founded in 1998, Ascend is one of the largest assessment providers on behalf of government agencies and offers conflict-free assessment services to assist them in determining the most appropriate placement and health care services needs for program beneficiaries. The acquisition of Ascend broadens Maximus' ability to assist government clients with the rising demand for long-term care services.
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Serving as special healthcare counsel in the transaction and providing due diligence and regulatory review support.
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