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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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Minimizing the Risk of Software Implementations

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October 29, 2015

Bass, Berry & Sims attorneys, Michael Dagley and Bob Brewer will present at the HIMSS Summit of the Southeast 2015. They will share best practices and case studies from their experience advocating for hospitals in HIT software vendor contracts and disputes and help attendees:

  • Negotiate vendor contracts;
  • Identify the rights of providers against vendors in the event the software fails;
  • Evaluate damages and determine when to proceed with litigation; and
  • Resolve inevitable software issues quickly and effectively.

From ensuring contracts with vendors are fairly arranged to negotiating and litigating a software dispute, Bob and Michael will instruct on the best strategies for healthcare companies to navigate software implementation.

Conference goers can attend "Minimizing the Risk of Software Implementations" on Thursday, October 29 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Central at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee.


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