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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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Quorum Spinoff Named Corporate & Strategic Deal of the Year (over $500MM) by The M&A Advisor

November 14, 2016

Nashville, Tenn., (November 14, 2016) - Bass, Berry & Sims was recognized by The M&A Advisor for our work on behalf of Community Health Systems in the spinoff of Quorum Health Corporation and disposition of 38 hospitals. The transaction was named the "Corporate & Strategic Deal of the Year (over $500MM)" at the 2016 M&A Advisor Awards 15th Annual Gala held on November 9, 2016, in New York City.

Bass, Berry & Sims served on the team that completed this transaction in April 2016 that resulted in the independent, public-company formation of Quorum (NYSE: QHC) that owns or leases a portfolio of 38 hospitals across 16 states. The spin-off was the first public-public spin-off by a hospital company in more than 15 years and the first to occur in the contemporary healthcare regulatory environment.

The M&A Advisor reported that this year, more than 320 nominees, representing over 615 companies, became finalists for the awards. An independent judging committee of 35 top M&A industry experts determined the ultimate recipients of the awards.

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With more than 260 attorneys representing numerous publicly traded companies and Fortune 500 businesses, Bass, Berry & Sims has been involved in some of the largest and most significant litigation matters and business transactions in the country. For more information, visit

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