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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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Journey to Justice: The Role of Law in Affecting Social Change as Examined Through the Legacy of Constance Baker Motley, Advocate and Jurist

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November 12, 2015

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Brook Lathram will participate as part of the panel examining the legacy of the late Judge Constance Baker Motley. During this Continuing Legal Education seminar, various professors, attorneys, and federal judges will provide their perspective on the impact of Judge Motley's career. Judge Motley was the first African American female appointed to the federal bench. Prior to her appointment to the federal bench, she served as a staff attorney with the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. from 1946 to 1964. As a staff attorney for the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, she argued ten cases before the United States Supreme Court, winning nine of them. Two of the ten cases she argued before the Supreme Court resulted in the desegregation of Memphis' public parks, recreational facilities and municipal airport restaurants.

The seminar will be held Thursday, November 12 from 12:45 - 5:00 p.m. at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee. To learn more about the event or to register, please visit the Eventbrite website.



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