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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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Six Things to Know Before Buying a Physician Practice spotlight

Dermatology, ophthalmology, radiology, urology…the list goes on. Yet, in any physician practice management transaction, there are six key considerations that apply and, if not carefully managed, can derail a transaction. Download the 6 Things to Know Before Buying a Physician Practice to keep your physician practice management transactions on track.

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Community Health Systems Announces Plan to Spinoff New Public Company

Client Type: Private Company

Bass, Berry & Sims is representing Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CYH) in its plan to spinoff 38 hospitals and Quorum Health Resources, which provides hospital management and consulting services. The new company, Quorum Health Corporation (Quorum) will be headquartered in Middle Tennessee and operate independently. The businesses that comprise Quorum generated annual net revenue of approximately $2.1 billion and adjusted EBITDA of approximately $255 million in 2014. This transaction is expected to qualify as a tax-free distribution to Community Health Systems and its stockholders. The spinoff is expected to close in the first quarter of 2016. 

Quorum includes 38 hospitals in 16 states, and is primarily located in cities or counties having populations of 50,000 or less. In 84 percent of the Quorum markets, the hospitals are the only acute care facilities.

Community Healthy Systems, Inc. will remain one of the largest publicly traded U.S. hospital companies with 160 affiliated hospitals in 22 states.

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