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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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Christopher J. Climo

Associate

Nashville
(615) 742-7897 TEL
(615) 742-0431 FAX

Christopher J. Climo

Associate

Nashville
(615) 742-7897 TEL
(615) 742-0431 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-7897 TEL
(615) 742-0431 FAX

Chris Climo is an associate in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group. He represents clients involved in litigation at both trial and appellate levels. He also has experience defending clients against government investigations.

Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Chris served as a law clerk to Judge Gilbert S. Merritt, Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Chris earned his law degree from Vanderbilt Law School and a B.A. in economics of global health from Vanderbilt University.

From 2011-2013, Chris served as an operational consultant to healthcare clients across the country, ranging from large academic medical centers to small community hospitals.

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American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)

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Accolades

Law Clerk to Hon. Gilbert S. Merritt, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (2016-2017)

Vanderbilt Law Review – Senior En Banc Editor (2015-2016)

Vanderbilt Scholastic Excellence Award in Civil Procedure

Elliott E. Cheatham Scholar

Phi Beta Kappa

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