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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 Private Equity Compliance Checklist

The complex and ever-changing healthcare regulatory and enforcement environment, including increased focus on the role of private equity firms in their portfolio companies, make compliance a top priority for private equity firms investing in healthcare companies. The best way to limit your exposure as a private equity firm is to avoid a compliance misstep in the first place. Additionally, an effective and robust compliance program for your portfolio healthcare company makes it much more attractive to potential buyers and helps you avoid an unexpected and costly investigation or valuation hit down the road. Download the Healthcare Private Equity Compliance Checklist to assess whether your portfolio company's compliance program is up-to-date.

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Point/Counterpoint: Negotiating a Hospital’s Acquisition of a Physician Practice


June 24, 2017

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Cindy Reisz will co-present with Dawn Crumel, Division Counsel at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, at the AHLA In-House Counsel Program & Annual Meeting. The session titled, "Point/Counterpoint: Negotiating a Hospital's Acquisition of a Physician Practice," will take place on Sunday, June 25, 2017.

Topics include: 

  • The process of evaluating, negotiating, and closing a hospital acquisition of a physician practice
  • Regulatory and tax implications to the physicians
  • Conducting a valuation before the financial terms are set in stone
  • Representing all of the physicians in the deal
  • Treating due diligence as the critical element of the transaction
  • Small deals do not guarantee small liabilities
  • Key issues for negotiation: Valuations, compensation arrangements, non-compete and non-solicitation covenants, post-closing governance provisions, other aspects of implementation

The AHLA In-House Counsel Program is held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting from June 24 – 28, 2017 at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis in San Francisco, California. For more information, visit the AHLA website.

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