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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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GDPR Top 5 Actions You Should Take Now

The EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect on May 25th. As most organizations are aware, the GDPR applies not only to EU businesses but also many companies in the U.S. While the deadline is quickly approaching, most organizations are still grappling with the implications of the regulation on their business. Even if your readiness efforts are behind the curve, the GDPR Top 5 Actions You Should Take NOW will help you begin your efforts towards compliance and help mitigate your organization's risk in the short-term.

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Defense of Global Retailer in Discrimination and Harassment Case

Obtained summary judgment for global retailer and distributor of automotive and replacement parts and accessories in an employment discrimination cased filed by a former supervisor employed in Massachusetts who claimed he was the victim of discrimination and harassment based upon his perceived sexual orientation in violation of Title VII and Massachusetts law. The U.S. District Court Judge dismissed all counts, finding that because the alleged conduct only occurred on one occasion it was not sufficiently severe or pervasive to affect the terms and conditions of his employment. Further, other employees testified that the Plaintiff himself often participated in and even encouraged gender-normative jokes, which the Court determined weighed against his claims that he or a reasonable person in his shoes would have found the conduct to be hostile or offensive.

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