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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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Healthcare Transactions: Year in Review 2018Last year, CVS Health Corp. (NYSE: CVS) announced it would purchase health insurer Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET) for $67.5 billion, a transaction that would be one of the biggest healthcare mergers in the past decade. The transaction raises an intriguing question: is this the beginning of a transformational shift in healthcare?

Recently, members of our healthcare group authored the Healthcare Transactions: Year in Review outlining 2017 M&A activity and drivers in the following hot healthcare sectors:

• Managed Care
• Hospitals
• Post-Acute Care—Home Health & Hospice
• Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs)
• Healthcare Information Technology (HIT)
• Behavioral Health
• Physician Practice Management

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HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules: Changes and Updates for Employer Sponsored Group Health Plans

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June 25, 2013

Bass, Berry & Sims will host the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules: Changes and Updates for Employer Sponsored Group Health Plans webinar on Tuesday, June 25 from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. CST. Bass, Berry & Sims attorneys Elizabeth Warren, Nesrin Tift and Sarah Krause will explore what employers with health plans need to know to comply with the new HIPAA privacy and security rules. Topics covered will include:

  • Overview of how HIPAA applies to employer sponsored health plans
  • The important of HIPAA compliance: increased enforcement and audits
  • New standards required by the 2013 rule, including new business associate agreement requirements, the new breach notification standard, revised individual rights and GINA
  • Practical compliance steps to take to meet the September 2013 deadline

This webinar is available for Tennessee CLE. To register for the event, click here.


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