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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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Samar Ali Discusses International Business, Trade and more for Nashville Post Article

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April 19, 2017

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Samar Ali provided answers to questions about foreign direct investment, international business, economic development, cybersecurity, trade, national security, and other topics for an article in the Nashville Post. Drawing on her legal industry knowledge as well as her experience as assistant commissioner for international affairs at the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development in Governor Bill Haslam's administration and her time as a White House fellow and advisor to the Department of Homeland Security, Samar answered the following questions:

  • Is there uncertainty over the new presidential administration's immigration policies? How does uncertainty about immigration policies affect multi-national companies or companies that employ immigrants?
  • Would new tariffs hurt or help big manufacturers in Tennessee?
  • When you were working for the state, who was Tennessee's main competition in attracting business? How has that changed?
  • If you were still at the ECD department, how would you sell the state in light of some of the rhetoric coming from Donald Trump? Could he make it more difficult to attract business to the U.S.?
  • Are there any benefits — either for security or the economy — of building a wall on the U.S./Mexico border?
  • Have recent high-profile breaches, including at Anthem and the Democratic National Committee, caused companies and individuals to pay more attention to cybersecurity? In what ways are businesses still unprepared?

The full article, "The State's Main Competition is ... Primarily Regional," was published by the Nashville Post on April 17, 2017, and is available online.

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