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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 Private Equity Compliance Checklist

The complex and ever-changing healthcare regulatory and enforcement environment, including increased focus on the role of private equity firms in their portfolio companies, make compliance a top priority for private equity firms investing in healthcare companies. The best way to limit your exposure as a private equity firm is to avoid a compliance misstep in the first place. Additionally, an effective and robust compliance program for your portfolio healthcare company makes it much more attractive to potential buyers and helps you avoid an unexpected and costly investigation or valuation hit down the road. Download the Healthcare Private Equity Compliance Checklist to assess whether your portfolio company's compliance program is up-to-date.

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Matt Curley and Anna Grizzle Provide Insight on Rising Healthcare Fraud and Abuse Prosecutions

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April 21, 2014

The Bass, Berry & Sims healthcare fraud task force and its attorneys were cited in an article titled "HEAT Rises on Health Care Fraud," that was published in the April 20 edition of The Tennessean. The article chronicles the rise of investigations and prosecutions brought by the HEAT (the Health Care Fraud Prevention and Enforcement Action Team) against providers, hospitals and other groups abusing Medicare and Medicaid claims. As the article points out, "Since Nashville is a health care town, it is becoming a health care law town" with attorneys at Bass, Berry & Sims actively representing healthcare providers in top cases. To read the full article, click here.

In a separate article published on April 15 also in The Tennessean, Bass, Berry & Sims' 2013 Healthcare Fraud and Abuse Review was cited as a source on the increased number of False Claims Act settlements in 2013. This article, titled "Physician Pay: What’s a Doctor Worth?" is available at this link.


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