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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.

Click here to download the Review.

Samar Ali Provides Insight to the Wall Street Journal on the Government's Role in Cybersecurity

The Wall Street Journal’s Risk & Compliance Journal

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January 5, 2017

In an article published by The Wall Street Journal's Risk & Compliance Journal, Samar Ali participated in a Q&A regarding what companies should do to protect against cyberthreats. Samar says that the government's role in cybersecurity is a bit controversial because the global digital environment is primarily owned by the private sector. She suggested that companies should have three plans when dealing with cyberattacks – a "before" plan, a "during" plan and an "after" plan. Every person in the company should be trained regarding how to manage cybersecurity, especially on the "before" plan because each employee plays a role in that process. She also suggested that companies should have both a chief cybersecurity officer and a chief information security officer.

The full article, "When the Government Can't Protect Your Firm from a Cyberattack," was published on January 4, 2017, in The Wall Street Journal's Risk & Compliance Journal and is available online.

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