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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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Britt Latham Comments on Halliburton Application in Best Buy Case

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April 14, 2016

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Britt Latham provided insight for a Law360 article discussing the Eighth Circuit's application of the Supreme Court's 2014 Halliburton II decision in its reversal of the certification of a class of Best Buy shareholders. The shareholders had claimed the company provided misleading optimistic earnings projections in 2010 that ultimately did not materialize and caused Best Buy stock prices to fall. The Law360 article captures reaction to the decision and its implications on future cases. As Britt points out, "'... it's further proof that the class certification fight in securities litigation, which for so many years was a nonevent, has some new life.'"

The full article, "Best Buy's Halliburton Win Seen As Hard Act To Repeat," was published by Law360 on April 13, 2016, and is available online.


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