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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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Civil and Criminal Investigations of the DOJ


November 15, 2017
Civil and Criminal Investigations of the DOJ | White Collar Crime | November 15, 2017

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Lisa Rivera will be speaking at the American Bar Association (ABA) Criminal Justice Section White Collar Crime Regional Event. Featuring a wide breadth of experience and varying perspectives, the program panelists will discuss how to best navigate parallel proceedings under the Yates Memo. During this 90-minute program, they will cover substantive information, including:

  • An overview of DOJ civil and criminal investigations and how the U.S. Attorney's office and the DOJ work together
  • How the Civil and Criminal divisions of the U.S. Attorney's office work with each other in parallel proceedings
  • How statements made in the civil process can have ramifications in a criminal case
  • How corporations should respond to potential charges
  • What to do if your company is the victim

Featured Speakers:

  • William C. Killian, Former U.S. Attorney (Moderator)
  • Robert Gallagher, Partner, PwC
  • Dean Kinsman, Cyber Squad, FBI Nashville - Memphis Division
  • Jennifer Peters, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, LifePoint Health
  • Lisa S. Rivera, Member, Bass Berry & Sims PLC
  • Edward L. Stanton III, Partner, Butler Snow LLP

This program is co-hosted by the ABA Criminal Justice Section, PwC and Bass, Berry & Sims. It will be held on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at the Nashville office of Bass, Berry & Sims from 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. with a reception to follow after the program. It is pending approval for 1.5 hours of CLE credit. For more information and registration, click here.

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