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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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Summary Judgment Obtained in Breach of Contract and Misappropriation of Trade Secrets Case

Client Type: Private Company

We obtained summary judgment on behalf of an individual client and her company in a breach of contract and misappropriation of trade secrets case arising under the Tennessee Uniform Trade Secrets Act. The individual and her company, which sells a cryosurgical medical product, were sued by the individual's former employer for allegedly misappropriating the former employer's customer information, quality information, product information, etc. The plaintiff argued that it became aware of this alleged misappropriation through means of an anonymous tip from a concerned customer or vendor. Defendants argued, and the court agreed, that the alleged tip constituted inadmissible hearsay and that there was insufficient evidence of a breach or misappropriation to survive summary judgment.

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