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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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Download the Healthcare Fraud & Abuse Review 2017, authored by Bass, Berry & Sims

The Healthcare Fraud & Abuse Review 2017 details all healthcare-related False Claims Act settlements from last year, organized by particular sectors of the healthcare industry. In addition to reviewing all healthcare fraud-related settlements, the Review includes updates on enforcement-related litigation involving the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute, and looks at the continued implications from the government's focus on enforcement efforts involving individual actors in connection with civil and criminal healthcare fraud investigations.

Click here to download the Review.

CBI Patient Assistance Program Legal Update


September 25-26, 2017

Bass, Berry & Sims attorneys John Kelly and Shannon Wiley will present at CBI's patient assistance program (PAP) Legal Update. The program aims to provide insights into key legal issues, including recent advisory opinions from the Office of the Inspector General (OIG), sustainable funding models and opportunities for industry collaboration in the face of an increased need for risk mitigation. Their session is titled, "Critical Legal Challenges for PAPs." Topics include:

  • Ensuring a successful future for your PAP by understanding relevant legal complexities
  • Compliant design and development of co-pay assistance programs
  • Opportunities to build legal capacity within patient assistance programs

The CBI PAP Legal Update will be held September 25-26, 2017 at the Westin in Arlington, Virginia.

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