Beautifully engraved SPECIMEN certificate from the Pacific Physician Services, Inc.. This historic document was printed by the Thomas De La Rue Company and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of the company logo. This item has the printed signatures of the Company's Chairman of the Board ( Gary L. Groves ) and Corporate Secretary ( Carol R. Lyons ).
In 2001, MedPartners/Mullikin, Inc. announced it would acquire Pacific Physician Services, Inc., the first publicly-traded multispecialty physician group in the U.S., for approximately $332 million. The combined enterprise will be the largest physician-oriented prepaid delivery system in the country with approximately 4,800 physicians and 680,000 prepaid members. The merger still must pass regulatory and shareholder approval. MedPartners/Mullikin, Inc. develops and manages integrated health care through its network of group and IPA physicians. MPTR currently operates primary care and specialty practices in Alabama, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Tennessee, Virginia and Washington. Founded in 1983, Pacific Physician Services, Inc. is a physician practice management company which organizes and manages physicians and medical groups that provides and manages prepaid health care to approximately 313,000 HMO enrollees through a network of 310 group physicians at 54 sites in California, Arizona, Nevada and North Carolina. The company also manages more than 400 physicians in hospital-based groups in the Southeast and the Pacific Northwest.