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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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Matt Curley Offers Insight on Recent Healthcare Enforcement Trends

Nashville Medical News

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August 16, 2016

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Matt Curley provided insights for an article in Nashville Medical News about recent government enforcement developments in the healthcare industry related to the False Claims Act and DOJ's Yates Memorandum. The article includes reference to data and information from the firm's Healthcare Fraud and Abuse Review 2015.

In the article, Matt discusses steps healthcare companies can take to reduce the risk of government investigations. As Matt points out, "[i]t's imperative that employers respond to compliance issues as soon as they're raised by employees, provide ongoing compliance training to employees, and monitor industry trends to see where the government might be focusing on a particular issue."

The full article, "The Pain of Penalty," was published by Nashville Medical News on August 9, 2016.


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