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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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Healthcare Team Assists AmSurg with $2.35 Billion Acquisition

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June 3, 2014

Attorneys at Bass, Berry & Sims assisted AmSurg Corp. with its acquisition of Sheridan Healthcare Inc. from private equity firm Hellman & Friedman LLC for about $2.35 billion in cash and stock. Our team worked on completing healthcare regulatory, corporate, real estate, benefits and labor due diligence, negotiating all related deal documents, and handling the related SEC filings required to be made by AmSurg. 

To read the full description of our involvement in the deal, click here.

The links below provide access to some of the media coverage surrounding the acquisition:

"AmSurg Pays $2.35B for PE-Backed Sheridan Healthcare" - Law360

"'Transformative' Deal to Take AmSurg into Physician Services" – Nashville Post

"Simpson, Bass Berry Lead as AmSurg Snags Sheridan" – The American Lawyer (subscription required)

Bass Berry, Simpson on AmSurg Agreement to Buy Sheridan" – Bloomberg


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