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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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Robert Cooper Provides Update on Daymar College Compliance with Settlement Obligations

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June 9, 2016

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Robert Cooper was quoted in an article providing an update on the settlement obligations imposed on Daymar College in the consumer protection lawsuit brought against the college by the Kentucky Attorney General's office. The settlement included a court-approved consent decree governing Daymar's future operations, as well as debt relief and cash payments. Robert was assigned by the court to serve as compliance monitor for the next two years to ensure the terms of the decree are upheld. Speaking about his role as monitor, Robert stated, "'[o]bviously, our goal is two-fold, which is to make sure students are being fully informed and understand the obligations they are undertaking' ... The additional goal is to make sure students 'are getting the educational benefit (they are expecting) when they were enrolled.'"

The full article, "Daymar College Complying with Conditions of Attorney General's Lawsuit," was published in the Messenger-Inquirer on June 5, 2016, and is available online.


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