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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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Michael J. DeAgro

Associate

Nashville
(615) 742-7922 TEL
(615) 742-0417 FAX

Michael J. DeAgro

Associate

Nashville
(615) 742-7922 TEL
(615) 742-0417 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-7922 TEL
(615) 742-0417 FAX

Michael DeAgro provides healthcare regulatory counsel as it relates to compliance, operational and transactional matters. 

Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Michael was the Health Law Fellow in the Office of the General Counsel at MedStar Health, Inc., a nonprofit health system that is the largest provider in Maryland and the Washington, D.C. region. He focused on issues related to patient care, behavioral health, privacy, transactions, and operational matters advancing the system's strategic goals. During law school, Michael served as a law clerk with the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division, Office of Vaccine Litigation.

Memberships

American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) – Behavioral Health Task Force Leadership Development Program (2018-2019)

Nashville Health Care Council – Leadership Health Care

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Accolades

Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy – Senior Staff Editor (2014-2016)

CALI Excellence for the Future Award – Contracts (2013) and Torts (2013)

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