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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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Eli Richardson Offers Insight on NYC Bar Opinion Regarding Evidence Disclosure

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September 7, 2016

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Eli Richardson offered insights for a Law360 article on the opinion issued by the Professional Ethics Committee of the New York City (NYC) Bar Association related to a prosecutor's obligation to disclose evidence favorable to the defense. The committee concluded that a prosecution's obligation goes beyond that established by the Supreme Court's Brady decision, and that favorable evidence should be disclosed "regardless of the extent of its significance." As Eli pointed out in the article, noting that the opinion echoed the policy of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on this issue, "DOJ has a policy of turning over exculpatory evidence beyond Brady. There's a huge realm of the criminal justice system already doing this. A good way to comply with your legal obligation is to err on the side of overproducing stuff."

The full article, "Prosecutors Must Disclose More Than Brady, NYC Bar Says," was published by Law360 on September 6, 2016, and is available online.


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