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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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6th Circuit Dismisses FCA Ruling Against Client MedQuest

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April 2, 2013

On April 1, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit dismissed a False Claims Act (FCA) ruling against MedQuest saying the company did not violate the FCA over its use of non-Medicare appointed physicians in diagnostic testing facilities for Medicare-claimed procedures. Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Britt Latham was part of the team representing MedQuest. The ruling was analyzed in several publications, including a Law360 article titled "6th Circ. Nixes $11M FCA Medicare Violation Penalty," (available here); and a Bloomberg Health Law Resource Center article, titled "Sixth Circuit Reverses FCA Ruling Against Medical Imaging Firm MedQuest," (available to subscribers here).


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