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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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Successful Representation of IT Company and its President/Owner in a Proposed Debarment by the Air Force

Client Type: Individual, Private Company

We were engaged by a small, minority-owned information technology services company and its President/Owner to respond to notices of proposed debarment issued by Air Force. The basis of the proposed debarments of the company and its owner were allegedly false statements made in a prior suspension proceeding relating to conflicts of interest and product substitution by a former subcontractor. In addition to the proposed debarment, the subcontractor's misconduct was investigated by the Department of Justice, multiple agency Inspectors General, as well as the Air Force Office of Special Investigations.

We submitted a response to the Air Force Suspending and Debarring Official ("SDO") addressing the agency's concerns, and shortly thereafter met with the SDO in person. Within three days of that meeting the proposed debarment was terminated without an administrative agreement, allowing the company and its President to continue offering valuable IT services to the government.

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