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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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Download the Healthcare Fraud & Abuse Review 2017, authored by Bass, Berry & Sims

The Healthcare Fraud & Abuse Review 2017 details all healthcare-related False Claims Act settlements from last year, organized by particular sectors of the healthcare industry. In addition to reviewing all healthcare fraud-related settlements, the Review includes updates on enforcement-related litigation involving the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute, and looks at the continued implications from the government's focus on enforcement efforts involving individual actors in connection with civil and criminal healthcare fraud investigations.

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John A. Greer

Senior IP Attorney

(615) 742-7930 TEL
(615) 742-2714 FAX

John A. Greer

Senior IP Attorney

(615) 742-7930 TEL
(615) 742-2714 FAX
(615) 742-7930 TEL
(615) 742-2714 FAX

John Greer has significant experience counseling clients on a variety of intellectual property and technology issues, including protecting and maintaining intellectual property assets, providing intellectual property guidance in corporate transactions, and drafting, revising, and negotiating a wide range of agreements.

Working with clients from a diverse set of industries, such as healthcare, technology, retail, media, lifestyle, finance, life sciences, automotive, and food & drug, John helps clients navigate a broad scope of issues, including:

  • Intellectual property registration, protection, maintenance, and enforcement, including registration of trademarks and copyrights, and assisting clients with brand maintenance and protection strategies
  • Intellectual property and technology license, hosting, support, maintenance, outsourcing, reseller, development, distribution, and supply agreements
  • Intellectual property and technology issues arising in asset sales, mergers, financings, divestitures, and other corporate transactions
  • Consulting agreements, technology transfers, strategic alliances, joint ventures, and other collaborations
  • Employment agreements and internal corporate agreements, policies and procedures, including a variety of technology use and compliance policies
  • Nondisclosure and confidentiality agreements and other privacy matters
  • Legal and regulatory compliance issues
  • Internet, search engine, e-commerce, and domain name matters
  • Intellectual property litigation matters

Prior to joining the firm, John completed a judicial clerkship with the Honorable J. Daniel Breen of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee.

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Tennessee Intellectual Property Law Association (TIPLA)

American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)


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Vanderbilt Law Review — Senior Notes Editor

Vanderbilt Law School — M. Douglas Dunn Scholar

Vanderbilt Scholastic Excellence Awards — Criminal Law; Introduction to Accounting; Antitrust

Vanderbilt Law School — Law & Business Certificate Recipient

Vanderbilt Law School Entertainment and Sports Law Society — Vice President


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