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Primary Care Providers Win Challenge of CMS Interpretation of Enhanced Payment Law

With the help and support of the Tennessee Medical Association, 21 Tennessee physicians of underserved communities joined together and retained Bass, Berry & Sims to file suit against the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to stop improper collection efforts. Our team, led by David King, was successful in halting efforts to recoup TennCare payments that were used legitimately to expand services in communities that needed them. Read more

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Download the Healthcare Fraud & Abuse Review 2017, authored by Bass, Berry & Sims

The Healthcare Fraud & Abuse Review 2017 details all healthcare-related False Claims Act settlements from last year, organized by particular sectors of the healthcare industry. In addition to reviewing all healthcare fraud-related settlements, the Review includes updates on enforcement-related litigation involving the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute, and looks at the continued implications from the government's focus on enforcement efforts involving individual actors in connection with civil and criminal healthcare fraud investigations.

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Affordable Care Act Webinar Series: Play or Pay 101


January 17, 2013

On December 28, the Internal Revenue Service issued proposed regulations providing much-anticipated guidance with respect to the requirement under the Affordable Care Act that large employers offer health plan coverage to certain employees or pay a penalty. This employer shared responsibility requirement is often referred to as the "play or pay mandate." Join the Employee Benefits attorneys at Bass, Berry & Sims as they discuss the play or pay mandate. Topics are scheduled to include:

  • The Big Picture: the Individual Mandate and the Exchanges
  • Which Employers are Subject to the Play or Pay Mandate
  • Identifying Full-Time Equivalent Employees for the 50-Employee Threshold
  • Basic Structure of the Two Penalties
  • New Employee Exchange Notice Requirement
  • Anti-Abuse Rule
  • Transition Relief

To view this webinar, please visit our YouTube page.

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