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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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Shayne R. Clinton

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Knoxville
(865) 521-0372 TEL
(888) 526-6489 FAX

Shayne R. Clinton

Member

Knoxville
(865) 521-0372 TEL
(888) 526-6489 FAX
Knoxville
(865) 521-0372 TEL
(888) 526-6489 FAX

Shayne Clinton's practice focuses on complex business litigation matters representing public and private companies and their directors and officers in high-stakes litigation involving federal securities laws, class actions, derivative actions, and other types of business disputes. His work has ranged from the successful representation of a public company involving the breach of a $1.5 billion merger agreement, multi-district litigation related to an investment fund loss in the wake of the financial crisis, successfully defending acquiring company in earn-out litigation, to winning a case of first impression in the Sixth Circuit under the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act.

Shayne Clinton's practice focuses on complex business litigation matters representing public and private companies and their directors and officers in high-stakes litigation involving federal securities laws, class actions, derivative actions, and other types of business disputes. His work has ranged from the successful representation of a public company involving the breach of a $1.5 billion merger agreement, multi-district litigation related to an investment fund loss in the wake of the financial crisis, successfully defending acquiring company in earn-out litigation, to winning a case of first impression in the Sixth Circuit under the Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act.

Shayne's practice involves: 

  • Business and Securities Litigation – Representing directors, officers and corporate defendants in securities class actions brought by shareholders, civil enforcement actions brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, derivative actions, disputes involving mergers and acquisitions; breach of contract actions; corporate malfeasance actions; and other business-related disputes. 
  • Healthcare Litigation – Representing hospitals and health systems and other healthcare-related entities in shareholder and business-related disputes.
  • Commercial, Banking and Real Estate – Representing banks and other companies in shareholder and a variety of business and lending disputes as well as construction-related disputes with contractors.

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American Bar Association — Director and Officer Liability Committee

Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS)

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Best Lawyers in America® — Litigation: Real Estate (2018)

Georgia State University Law Review — Lead Articles Associate Editor

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