On March 13, 2024, Indiana enacted Senate Bill No. 9, which establishes that the Office of the Indiana Attorney General must receive prior written notice of certain transactions involving Indiana healthcare entities. This new law goes into effect July 1, 2024, and has a more expansive reach than many of its peer transaction notice laws. It expressly identifies private equity firms as qualifying entities, applies to a broad scope of transactions and sets a lower threshold for reportable transactions than other states at $10 million. Indiana has not yet promulgated regulations, rules or guidance related to the law.

Parties interested in Indiana’s healthcare landscape should closely monitor developments, as the $10 million threshold and broad definition of “health care entities” is likely to capture healthcare transactions that previously would not have been subject to review.

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