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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.

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James O. Bass, Sr.

Member (retired)

Nashville
(615) 742-6271 TEL
(615) 742-2795 FAX

James O. Bass, Sr.

Member (retired)

Nashville
(615) 742-6271 TEL
(615) 742-2795 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-6271 TEL
(615) 742-2795 FAX

Jim Bass has practiced law at Bass, Berry & Sims since 1934. He is a graduate of the University of the South in 1931 and Harvard Law School in 1934. He is a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the American, Tennessee and Nashville Bar Associations (President, 1952). Mr. Bass served as a member of the Tennessee House of Representatives, 1936-1938, and as a State Senator from 1940-1942. He has been engaged in a general practice throughout his legal career.

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Nashville Bar Association — President (1952)

Tennessee Bar Association

American Bar Association

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State Senator (1940-1942)

State Representative (1936-1938)

American College of Trial Lawyers — Fellow

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