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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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Super Lawyers Lists 60 Bass, Berry & Sims Attorneys

November 8, 2016

Nashville, Tenn., (November 8, 2016) - Bass, Berry & Sims is pleased to announce that 39 of its attorneys were named to the 2016 Mid-South Super Lawyers edition. In addition, 21 attorneys were recognized in the Rising Stars category this year.

Mid-South Super Lawyers 2016

Memphis

  • John S. Golwen: Business Litigation
  • J. Brook Lathram: Business Litigation 
  • John C. Speer: Business Litigation
  • Richard R. Spore, III: Real Estate
  • John A. Stemmler: Real Estate 
  • Shepherd D. Tate: Alternative Dispute Resolution 
  • David A. Thornton: Employee Benefits/ERISA

Nashville

  • James H. Cheek, III: Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Michael L. Dagley: Business Litigation
  • Wallace W. Dietz: Business Litigation
  • Felix R. Dowsley, III: Banking
  • David R. Esquivel: Business Litigation
  • Craig V. Gabbert, Jr.: Business Litigation 
  • Tim K. Garrett: Employment & Labor
  • J. Andrew Goddard: Environmental 
  • James C. Gooch: Estate & Probate
  • R. Dale Grimes: Antitrust Litigation
  • L. Wearen Hughes: Construction Litigation
  • Angela Humphreys: Business/Corporate
  • Paul G. Jennings: Bankruptcy: Business
  • David A. King: Health Care
  • Howard H. Lamar, III: Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Britt K. Latham: Securities Litigation
  • Mark Manner: Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Anthony J. McFarland: Business Litigation
  • Claire F. Miley: Health Care 
  • William N. Ozier: Employment & Labor
  • W. Brantley Phillips, Jr.: Business Litigation
  • Fritz Richter, III: Employee Benefits
  • Brian D. Roark: Health Care
  • Glenn B. Rose: Bankruptcy: Business
  • D. Mark Sheets: Real Estate 
  • Michael D. Sontag: Tax
  • G. Scott Thomas: Environmental 
  • Bob F. Thompson: Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Overton Thompson, III: Securities Litigation
  • F. Mitchell Walker, Jr.: Securities & Corporate Finance 
  • Leigh Walton: Health Care 
  • Jessalyn H. Zeigler: Personal Injury Products: Defense

Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2016 

Knoxville

  • James Polk Moneyhun, Jr.: Business/Corporate

Memphis

  • Annie T. Christoff: Business Litigation
  • Phillip M. Lewis: Tax
  • Jonathan E. Nelson: Business Litigation
  • Sehrish Siddiqui: Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Justin T. Starling: Real Estate
  • Shannon Wiley: Health Care 

Nashville

  • Jaime L. Barwig: Intellectual Property
  • Emily A. Burrows: Intellectual Property
  • Joseph Crace: Securities Litigation
  • Leslie M. Ford: Securities & Corporate Finance
  • John L. Fuller: Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Lauren M. Gaffney: Health Care
  • Jeff H. Gibson: Business Litigation
  • Charles G. Jarboe: Business Litigation
  • Michael R. Kuffner: Mergers & Acquisitions
  • John H. Lawrence: Business Litigation
  • R. Gregory Parker: Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Tatjana Paterno: Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Shelley R. Thomas: Technology Transactions
  • Jeffrey P. Yarbro: Business Litigation

Mid-South Super Lawyers also released Top Lists for those attorneys who received the highest point totals in the Tennessee, Memphis and Nashville nominations, research and blue ribbon review process. Listed below are the Bass, Berry & Sims' attorneys that received these honors.

Top 50 Memphis Mid-South Super Lawyers 2016

  • J. Brook Lathram

Top 100 Tennessee Mid-South Super Lawyers 2016 and Top 50 Nashville Mid-South Super Lawyers 2016

  • Craig V. Gabbert, Jr.
  • James C. Gooch
  • William N. Ozier
  • W. Brantley Phillips, Jr.
  • Leigh Walton

Top 50 Female Mid-South Super Lawyers 2016

  • Leigh Walton
  • Jessalyn H. Zeigler

About Mid-South Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. More information can be found at http://www.superlawyers.com/

About Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
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 www.bassberry.com.


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