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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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Kaitlin E. Harvie

Associate

Nashville
(615) 742-7838 TEL
(615) 742-2726 FAX

Kaitlin E. Harvie

Associate

Nashville
(615) 742-7838 TEL
(615) 742-2726 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-7838 TEL
(615) 742-2726 FAX

Kaitlin Harvie focuses her practice on corporate internal investigations and compliance matters, including healthcare fraud and abuse and federal procurement issues. In addition, Kaitlin has significant experience with conducting anti-corruption investigations, compliance reviews and due diligence efforts. Kaitlin also assists clients in designing, evaluating and administering ethics and compliance programs.

Kaitlin Harvie focuses her practice on corporate internal investigations and compliance matters, including healthcare fraud and abuse and federal procurement issues. In addition, Kaitlin has significant experience with conducting anti-corruption investigations, compliance reviews and due diligence efforts. Kaitlin also assists clients in designing, evaluating and administering ethics and compliance programs.

Kaitlin's practice includes:

  • Healthcare Fraud & Abuse – Conducting investigations in response to internal hotline reports, complaints filed by qui tam plaintiffs and inquiries from enforcement authorities, including the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services, United States Attorneys' Offices and state Boards of Pharmacy.
  • Procurement Fraud – Advising clients regarding mandatory disclosure obligations under the Federal Acquisition Regulation; responding to inquiries from the Department of Defense Office of the Inspector General and Defense Contract Audit Agency; and assisting contractors in establishing their "present responsibility" before suspending and debarring officials.
  • Government Contracts – Drafting Codes of Business Ethics and Conduct and related internal policies and procedures for defense contractors; and providing advice on governance structures to ensure appropriate reporting lines and allocation of responsibilities among the compliance, legal, finance and other corporate functions.
  • Anti-Corruption & Foreign Corrupt Practices Act – Conducting international investigations and compliance reviews for clients in a variety of industries, including the pharmaceutical, oil and gas and defense contracting fields; assisting clients in responding to inquiries from the U.S. Department of Justice, the Securities Exchange Commission and multinational development banks; and designing and conducting due diligence efforts on domestic and international business partners.

Kaitlin has also maintained an active pro bono practice, including through assisting clients in landlord-tenant disputes and child custody matters.

Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Kaitlin was an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Hughes Hubbard & Reed. During law school, Kaitlin served as a judicial intern to Chief Judge Deborah K. Chasanow in the Federal District Court for the District of Maryland and to the Honorable Arthur J. Gajarsa in the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, as well as a law clerk to the United States Senate Judiciary Committee.

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American Bar Association – Public Contract Law Section Young Lawyers Committee, Vice Chair (2015-2017) 

American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)

Women's White Collar Defense Association

Nashville Bar Foundation – Leadership Forum (2017-2018)

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Accolades

Georgetown Journal of International Law – Senior Editor (2010-2011); Notes Committee (2009-2010)

Phi Beta Kappa

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