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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.

Best Practices for Responding to Patent Demand Letters


February 16, 2018

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Brian Iverson is presenting a Clear Law Institute webinar titled, "Best Practices for Responding to Patent Demand Letters." This 75-minute program will offer practical guidance on effectively evaluating and responding to patent demand letters. The webinar will cover:

  • Various types of patent demand letters
  • Key factors for strategically analyzing a patent demand letter
  • Special considerations for dealing with non-practicing entities
  • Laws protecting demand letter recipients
  • Options for responding to a patent demand letter
  • Potential legal developments on the horizon that might influence your response strategy
  • What you should and should not say in a response letter

The webinar will be held on Friday, February 16 from 1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. EST. This program is eligible for 1.25 Tennessee CLE Credit Hours. For more information and registration, visit the Clear Law Institute website.

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