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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.

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Alere CON Approved for West Tennessee Region

Client Type: Public Company

We served as lead counsel to Alere Women's and Children's Health LLC in its efforts to obtain a Certificate of Need (CON) to expand its existing homecare operations from 7 to 23 counties in and around metropolitan Memphis, Tennessee. The project received wide support – including support from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee and the other leading TennCare MCOs– and was unanimously approved by state regulators. The expansion of Alere's services into more rural areas in West Tennessee is expected to reduce the need for costly pregnancy-related visits to the emergency room, preterm maternal hospitalizations and newborn admissions at neonatal intensive care units in the region. 

Alere specializes in homecare services for high-risk obstetrical patients who are suffering from serious pregnancy-related conditions, including premature labor, gestational diabetes and hypertension.

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