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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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April 12, 2016

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Britt Latham will speak at the Summit on Defending and Managing Class Actions hosted by American Conference Institute (ACI). Britt will speak on the topic of "Settlement Best Practices — Plaintiff and Defense Leverage to Settle; Strategies on When, Why, and How to Settle; Negotiating Strategies With an Eye Toward Avoiding Exorbitant Fees; and Factoring Supreme Court Activity on Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements Into the Equation." This session will give attendees the unique vision from senior practitioners into how these cases are settled, what to look out for. Topics will include:

  • Under what circumstances should you settle a case — factors to consider
  • How these factors change when considering an individual versus class settlement
  • How to value and settle a case — a step by step approach
  • DIRECTV, Inc. v. Imburgia et al. and factoring Supreme Court activity on class action waivers in arbitration agreements into the equation

The conference will be held April 11-12 at The Carlton Hotel on Madison Avenue in New York, New York. For more information and registration, visit the ACI website.


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