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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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Bass, Berry & Sims Launches Securities Law Exchange Blog

December 1, 2016

Attorneys Provide Ongoing Commentary and Insights on SEC Updates and Guidance for Publicly Traded Companies

Securities Law Exchange BlogNashville, Tenn. (December 1, 2016) – Bass, Berry & Sims announces the launch of its new blog, Securities Law Exchange, which will offer insight on the latest legal and regulatory developments affecting publicly traded companies. The blog is authored by attorneys from the firm's Corporate and Securities Practice Group, led by co-editors Jay Knight and Kevin Douglas. Securities Law Exchange entries will provide ongoing updates and insights related to SEC guidance, proxy issues and exchange developments, as well as resources to support executive leaders in legal and financial roles at public companies. The blog is available at

"Public companies are subject to an ever-evolving and intensifying regulatory landscape, and failure to keep up with SEC guidance on various business practices can lead to significant enforcement actions against the company as well as the responsible individuals," said Jay Knight co-editor of the Securities Law Exchange blog. "Securities Law Exchange offers executive leadership and corporate counsel access to regular updates, guidance and best practices on the issues that are essential to meeting their business goals and ensuring compliance along the way."

Securities Law Exchange focuses on a wide variety of topics including regulation and reporting updates, public company advisory topics, IPO readiness and exchange updates including IPO announcements, M&A trends and deal news. Additionally, the blog will act as a hosting site for resource pieces for public companies, including the recently updated Blueprint for an IPO.

The blog's roster of authors regularly counsel on the legal and business matters that are essential to executives, boards and corporate counsel. In addition to their law firm experience, many of the attorneys previously served as U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) attorneys, in-house counsel and as company executives, giving them unique insight into the issues that are top-of-mind for public companies.

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