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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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Harry L. Goldsmith

Senior Advisor

Memphis
(901) 543-5719 TEL
(888) 789-4123 FAX

Harry L. Goldsmith

Senior Advisor

Memphis
(901) 543-5719 TEL
(888) 789-4123 FAX
Memphis
(901) 543-5719 TEL
(888) 789-4123 FAX

Harry Goldsmith serves in an advisory role to the firm's clients drawing on his many years of experience as general counsel at a publicly traded company. He works with public companies and boards of directors on matters related to executive compensation, corporate governance and strategic guidance.

Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Harry served as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary of AutoZone, Inc. (NYSE: AZO), during a 20-year career with the company. During his tenure with AutoZone, Harry served as active advisor to all CEOs and boards and worked closely with executives on various corporate governance issues. He was an integral team member during the six secondary offerings by private equity firm, KKR and also worked with ESL Investments during the acquisition and holding of AutoZone stock. Harry also negotiated all four of the major acquisitions by AutoZone. Prior to his work with AutoZone, Harry served in the legal department of Federal Express Corporation and held roles in two law firms.

Harry is active in local community organizations, serving as a board member at the Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare System, the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, the Memphis College of Art and the Assisi Foundation. He currently serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law where he teaches corporate governance. In addition, he is the president and life trustee of the Goldsmith Family Foundation, Inc.

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Tennessee Bar Association 

Memphis Bar Association 

Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare System – Board Member

Memphis Brooks Museum of Art – Board Member 

Memphis College of Art – Board Member

Assisi Foundation– Board Member

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