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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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Wally Dietz and Brian Roark Comment on Rise in Healthcare Fraud Cases and What This Means for the Industry

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March 23, 2012

The Nashville Business Journal recently published an article titled "Feds Crack Down on Local Health Care Fraud" in which compliance attorneys Wally Dietz and Brian Roark are quoted. The article discusses the rising number of healthcare fraud cases being brought on by the U.S. Attorney's office and how this effort is taking center stage in Middle Tennessee, where a $30 billion healthcare industry lives. This crack down on healthcare fraud has pushed companies to invest in better compliance programs. Dietz and Roark comment on not only the need to have a "robust compliance program," but also the importance of being proactive rather than reactive when it comes to a government investigation.

To read the article, please visit the Nashville Business Journal website. The full article is only available to subscribers.


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