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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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Download the Healthcare Fraud & Abuse Review 2017, authored by Bass, Berry & Sims

The Healthcare Fraud & Abuse Review 2017 details all healthcare-related False Claims Act settlements from last year, organized by particular sectors of the healthcare industry. In addition to reviewing all healthcare fraud-related settlements, the Review includes updates on enforcement-related litigation involving the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute, and looks at the continued implications from the government's focus on enforcement efforts involving individual actors in connection with civil and criminal healthcare fraud investigations.

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Eli Richardson Provides Insight on TARP Fraud Verdict

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April 29, 2016

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Eli Richardson provided insight for a Law360 article outlining a case in which leaders of former NOVA Bank were accused of fraudulently trying to obtain funds through the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). Although the scheme to obtain the funds was ultimately unsuccessful, the federal government was able to convict the defendants on multiple counts. As Eli pointed out in the article, the federal government can effectively prosecute such schemes even if TARP funds are never obtained by the defendants, and "'[t]he federal sentencing guidelines may also be the same whether TARP funds were provided or not.'"

The full article, "NOVA Bank Leaders May Have Path To Nix TARP Fraud Verdict," was published by Law360 on April 28, 2016, and is available online.


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