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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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15 Bass, Berry & Sims Attorneys Named "Lawyer of the Year" by The Best Lawyers in America 2016

August 25, 2015

Nashville, Tenn., (August 25, 2015) - Bass, Berry & Sims PLC is pleased to announce that 15 of its attorneys recently were named "Lawyer of the Year" by The Best Lawyers in America® 2016 (Copyright 2015 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).

Best Lawyers began designating "Lawyer of the Year" in the U.S. in high-profile legal practice areas in conjunction with the 15th edition (2009). Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the "Lawyer of the Year," making this accolade particularly significant. Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. 

Listed below are the lawyers that were honored from Bass, Berry & Sims and the area of specialty in which they were recognized.

  • Robert L. Brewer: Best Lawyers® 2016 Nashville Technology Law "Lawyer of the Year"
  • Michael L. Dagley: Best Lawyers® 2016 Nashville Corporate Governance Law "Lawyer of the Year"
  • Wallace W. Dietz: Best Lawyers® 2016 Nashville Litigation – Securities "Lawyer of the Year"
  • Tim K. Garrett: Best Lawyers® 2016 Nashville Litigation – Labor and Employment "Lawyer of the Year"
  • B. Riney Green: Best Lawyers® 2016 Nashville Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law "Lawyer of the Year"
  • R. Dale Grimes: Best Lawyers® 2016 Nashville Litigation – Antitrust "Lawyer of the Year"
  • L. Wearen Hughes: Best Lawyers® 2016 Nashville Construction Law "Lawyer of the Year"
  • J. Brook Lathram: Best Lawyers® 2016 Memphis Product Liability Litigation – Defendants "Lawyer of the Year"
  • Michael S. Peek: Best Lawyers® 2016 Nashville Banking and Finance Law "Lawyer of the Year"
  • W. Brantley Phillips, Jr.: Best Lawyers® 2016 Nashville Administrative / Regulatory Law "Lawyer of the Year"
  • Todd J. Rolapp: Best Lawyers® 2016 Nashville Securities Regulation "Lawyer of the Year"
  • John S. Seehorn: Best Lawyers® 2016 Nashville Commercial Finance Law "Lawyer of the Year"
  • Blaine H. Smith: Best Lawyers® 2016 Nashville Litigation – Trusts and Estates "Lawyer of the Year"
  • James S. Tate, Jr.: Best Lawyers® 2016 Nashville Securitization and Structured Finance Law "Lawyer of the Year"
  • T. Stephen C. Taylor: Best Lawyers® 2016 Nashville Financial Services Regulation Law "Lawyer of the Year"

About Best Lawyers®
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. For the 2016 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 6.7 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 55,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."

About Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
With more than 220 attorneys representing numerous publicly traded companies and Fortune 500 businesses, Bass, Berry & Sims has been involved in some of the largest and most significant litigation matters and business transactions in the country. For more information, visit www.bassberry.com.


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