SEC Filings

10-12G
AMSURG CORP filed this Form 10-12G on 03/11/1997
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to any award shall always be a whole number.  An adjusted option price shall
also be used to determine the amount payable by the Corporation upon the
exercise of any Stock Appreciation Right associated with any Stock Option.


SECTION 4.  ELIGIBILITY.

         Officers, other key employees and Outside Directors of and consultants
to the Corporation and its Subsidiaries and Affiliates who are responsible for
or contribute to the management, growth and/or profitability of the business of
the Corporation and/or its Subsidiaries and Affiliates are eligible to be
granted awards under the Plan.  Outside Directors are eligible to receive
awards pursuant to Section 9 and as otherwise determined by the Board.

SECTION 5.  STOCK OPTIONS.

         Stock Options may be granted alone, in addition to, or in tandem with
other awards granted under the Plan and/or cash awards made outside of the
Plan.  Any Stock Option granted under the Plan shall be in such form as the
Committee may from time to time approve.

         Stock Options granted under the Plan may be of two types:  (i)
Incentive Stock Options and (ii) Non-Qualified Stock Options.  Incentive Stock
Options may be granted only to individuals who are employees of the Corporation
or any Subsidiary of the Corporation.

         The Committee shall have the authority to grant to any optionee
Incentive Stock Options, Non-Qualified Stock Options, or both types of Stock
Options (in each case with or without Stock Appreciation Rights).

         Options granted to officers, key employees, Outside Directors and
consultants under the Plan shall be subject to the following terms and
conditions and shall contain such additional terms and conditions, not
inconsistent with the terms of the Plan, as the Committee shall deem desirable.

                 (a)          Option Price.  The option price per share of
         Common Stock purchasable under a Stock Option shall be determined by
         the Committee at the time of grant but shall be not less than 100%
         (or, in the case of any employee who owns stock possessing more than
         10% of the total combined voting power of all classes of stock of the
         Corporation or of any of its Subsidiaries, not less than 110%) of the
         Fair Market Value of the Common Stock at grant, in the case of
         Incentive Stock Options, and not less than 50% of the Fair Market
         Value of the Common Stock at grant, in the case of Non-Qualified Stock
         Options.

                 (b)          Option Term.  The term of each Stock Option shall
         be fixed by the Committee, but no Incentive Stock Option shall be
         exercisable more than ten years (or, in the case of an employee who
         owns stock possessing more than 10% of the total combined voting





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