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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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Health Law 101 - An Introduction to Health Law

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December 15, 2015

Attorney Shannon Wiley will present "Health Law 101 - An Introduction to Health Law" with Walt Schuler, Associate General Counsel for The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, on December 15 at the Memphis Bar Association. The CLE program, presented by the Health Law Section, will address areas of law fundamental to most healthcare practices. 

Shannon and Walt will discuss:
  • What is Health Law?
  • Fraud and Abuse (Anti-kickback, Civil Monetary Penalties, Stark, Fee Splitting)
  • Corporate Practice of Medicine
  • HIPAA
  • Health Care Reform (the ACA, TN specific updates)
  • A Health Care Attorney’s Role in Transactions (Deals and Contracts)
  • Professional Licensure and Discipline (including severing the patient relationship)

This program is approved for 1.0 Tennessee CLE Credit Hour. For more information on the program or to register, please visit the Memphis Bar Association website


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