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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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B. Riney Green

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Nashville
(615) 742-7866 TEL
(615) 248-4243 FAX

B. Riney Green

Member

Nashville
(615) 742-7866 TEL
(615) 248-4243 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-7866 TEL
(615) 248-4243 FAX

Riney Green has more than 25 years of experience guiding companies and private equity sponsors through mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, dispositions, fund formations, recapitalizations and other strategic growth initiatives. He has extensive experience in providing transactional and corporate governance counsel to both private-equity backed and publicly-traded companies in a variety of industries, including healthcare, manufacturing, commercial real estate and financial services.

Riney has earned a national reputation within the legal and business communities having been cited by multiple publications for his work in corporate, mergers and acquisitions, commercial and securities law. He works primarily with private equity sponsors, healthcare (including long-term care/senior living) providers, commercial real estate firms, manufacturing businesses and financial services companies. He also has experience providing regulatory compliance counsel to registered investment companies, investment advisers and broker/dealers.

His practice encompasses:

  • Mergers and acquisitions and financing transactions for both financial and strategic/corporate buyers and sellers.
  • Investor regulatory compliance.
  • Securities and healthcare regulatory transactions in the long-term, post-acute care and hospital sectors.

In addition to his corporate and securities work, Riney chaired the state bar committee that drafted and recommended significant revisions to the Tennessee Business Corporation Act enacted by the Tennessee General Assembly in 2012.

Memberships

American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)

Tennessee Bar Association — Board of Governors, Former member; Business Law Section, Chair (2008-2009)

American Bar Association — Business Law Section

Tennessee Bar Foundation — Board of Trustees, Former Chair

Association for Corporate Growth

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Accolades

Chambers USA — Corporate/M&A (2014-2018)

Best Lawyers in America® — Nashville Corporate Law "Lawyer of the Year" (2018); Nashville Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law "Lawyer of the Year" (2016)

The Legal 500 United States 2016 — M&A/Corporate and Commercial for M&A: Middle-Market (sub-$500m)

Nashville Business Journal "Best of the Bar" (2014)

Best Lawyers in America® — Corporate Law; Health Care Law; Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law (2007-2018)

Mid-South Super Lawyers (2011-2014)

Tennessee Bar Association — Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award

American Bar Association — Pro Bono Publico Award

Phi Beta Kappa

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