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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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Kimberly D. Cannon

Chief Operations Officer

Nashville
(615) 259-6134 TEL
(615) 742-2764 FAX

Kimberly D. Cannon

Chief Operations Officer

Nashville
(615) 259-6134 TEL
(615) 742-2764 FAX
Nashville
(615) 259-6134 TEL
(615) 742-2764 FAX

Kim is the Chief Operations Officer for Bass, Berry & Sims and has served as the firm's Executive Director since January 2016. She is responsible for all aspects of the firm's financial transactions, planning and reporting and firm-wide diversity as well as providing leadership for other administrative functions including talent management for staff, training, benefits, information technology, facilities, and general administrative services of the firm. 

Prior to joining the firm, she worked for Gaylord Entertainment Company (now Ryman Hospitality Properties) for more than 20 years in a variety of corporate leadership positions, including positions in finance, information technology and human resources. Kim also spent two years at American Standard Companies where she assisted in establishing an HR Shared Services Center in Nashville.

Kim is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, the Association of Legal Administrators and the National Association of Female Executives. She also is a past president and founding chair of the Past President Council of the Middle Tennessee Association for Legal Administrators, a graduate of Leadership Nashville Class of 2001, a past president of the Middle Tennessee Chapter of the American Diabetes Association, a member of the HR Committee and Board of Alive Hospice, and a former board member of the Belmont University Ethics Board. Kim earned her B.S. in accounting from David Lipscomb University.

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