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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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Raiding Case Before NASD Arbitration Panel Results in $6 Million Award

Client Type: Private Company

We represented Duncan-Williams, Inc. in a raiding case against Coastal Securities, Inc., in which our client alleged that Coastal and former Duncan-Williams employees conspired to misappropriate, copy and delete documents in a raid of the Duncan-Williams public finance department.  An NASD panel found in favor of Duncan-Williams and awarded the family-owned firm damages totaling more than $6 million, including $2.5 million in compensatory damages against both Coastal and Duncan-Williams' former head of public finance, and $2 million in punitive damages assessed to Coastal alone.  Coastal and one of the employees it hired away from Duncan-Williams were also ordered to pay $370,000 in a return of the compensation paid to the individual by Duncan-Williams during the extended period he was alleged to have been conspiring with the Texas firm. Duncan-Williams, Inc. v. Coastal Securities, L.P. et al. (FINRA Case No. 02-01704)

Duncan-Williams is a privately owned investment banking firm headquartered in Memphis, TN.

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