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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 Transactions: Year in Review 2018Last year, CVS Health Corp. (NYSE: CVS) announced it would purchase health insurer Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET) for $67.5 billion, a transaction that would be one of the biggest healthcare mergers in the past decade. The transaction raises an intriguing question: is this the beginning of a transformational shift in healthcare?

Recently, members of our healthcare group authored the Healthcare Transactions: Year in Review outlining 2017 M&A activity and drivers in the following hot healthcare sectors:

• Managed Care
• Hospitals
• Post-Acute Care—Home Health & Hospice
• Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs)
• Healthcare Information Technology (HIT)
• Behavioral Health
• Physician Practice Management

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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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