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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 Transactions: Year in Review 2018Last year, CVS Health Corp. (NYSE: CVS) announced it would purchase health insurer Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET) for $67.5 billion, a transaction that would be one of the biggest healthcare mergers in the past decade. The transaction raises an intriguing question: is this the beginning of a transformational shift in healthcare?

Recently, members of our healthcare group authored the Healthcare Transactions: Year in Review outlining 2017 M&A activity and drivers in the following hot healthcare sectors:

• Managed Care
• Hospitals
• Post-Acute Care—Home Health & Hospice
• Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs)
• Healthcare Information Technology (HIT)
• Behavioral Health
• Physician Practice Management

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Jay Knight Comments on President-elect Trump's New SEC Appointment

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January 11, 2017

In an article published by Compliance Week, Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Jay Knight provided insight on the newly appointed U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman, Jay Clayton of Sullivan & Cromwell. Clayton is a respected expert in mergers, acquisitions and capital formation but has some controversy surrounding his view on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Knight is encouraged by the nomination as he believes that Clayton's skill set fits well with the SEC's capital formation and investor protection efforts. Knight believes that Clayton's experience in M&A deals can be applied as chairman by being able to understand marketplace issues. "This is somebody who is very familiar with the SEC's mission," said Knight in the article.

The full article, "What to Expect from Trump's SEC Nomination," was published by Compliance Week on January 10, 2017, and is available online.

Visit our Securities Law Exchange blog to read our recent post detailing Clayton's experience and additional media reaction to his appointment, "Quick Fact Sheet on Trump’s Pick for SEC Chair."

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