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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.

Click here to download the Review.

Danielle Sloane Discusses DOJ's Latest Healthcare Fraud Charges Against 301 Individuals

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June 27, 2016

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Danielle Sloane discussed the Department of Justice's (DOJ’s) June 22 announcement charging 301 individuals for participation in various healthcare fraud schemes. This nationwide operation set the record for the number of individuals charged in one takedown. Speaking to the breadth of the operation, Danielle points out "'that the government's enforcement team is deep, far reaching and has no plans to reduce their focus on the healthcare community.'" Danielle also stated that "[t]he takeaway is that healthcare providers and suppliers, whether big or small, need to carefully ensure they are following the litany of complex rules that apply to them, because the consequences can be unforgiving."

The full article, "Government Snags 301 People in Nationwide Health-Care Fraud Sweep," was published by Bloomberg BNA on June 22, 2016, and is available online.

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