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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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GDPR Top 5 Actions You Should Take Now

The EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect on May 25th. As most organizations are aware, the GDPR applies not only to EU businesses but also many companies in the U.S. While the deadline is quickly approaching, most organizations are still grappling with the implications of the regulation on their business. Even if your readiness efforts are behind the curve, the GDPR Top 5 Actions You Should Take NOW will help you begin your efforts towards compliance and help mitigate your organization's risk in the short-term.

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Bass, Berry & Sims Member Eli Richardson Nominated to Serve as Federal Judge in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee

July 13, 2017

Bass, Berry & Sims PLC is pleased to announce that President Trump has nominated Bass, Berry & Sims member Eli J. Richardson to serve as federal judge for the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee.

Richardson joined Bass, Berry & Sims in 2010 and advises clients in response to government investigations involving alleged white-collar crime or criminal civil violations. Immediately prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Richardson served 19 months overseas as DOJ's Resident Legal Advisor to Serbia, providing training, advice and case-specific assistance to Serbian judges, police and prosecutors. From 2004 to 2009, Richardson was an Assistant U.S. Attorney (AUSA) in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Tennessee, where in addition to prosecuting cases he served as Anti-terrorism Coordinator, head of the Terrorism and Official Corruption Unit, and finally Criminal Chief. From 2002 to 2004, Richardson served as an AUSA in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of New Jersey, investigating and prosecuting a wide variety of cases. Prior to that, he spent four years as an FBI Special Agent, working first on public-corruption investigations, and then on counterterrorism matters as the FBI's regional Weapons of Mass Destruction Coordinator.

"Eli is a distinguished attorney and will be an excellent addition to the judiciary. Eli has been an invaluable resource to our clients and our firm during his time with Bass, Berry & Sims. His experience as a lawyer combined with his years of experience on the government side working with the DOJ, the U.S. Attorney's Office and FBI will provide an informed and balanced background for this judicial role. We are extremely proud of Eli and offer our complete support in this nomination," said Todd Rolapp, Bass, Berry & Sims managing partner.

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