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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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Kate Hunter

Associate

Nashville
(615) 742-7822 TEL
(615) 742-0475 FAX

Kate Hunter

Associate

Nashville
(615) 742-7822 TEL
(615) 742-0475 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-7822 TEL
(615) 742-0475 FAX

Kate Hunter concentrates her practice on investigations and litigation related to inquiries involving alleged violations of the False Claims Act (FCA), the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), various securities laws and other federal statutes. She represents healthcare companies in responding to government investigations concerning issues of alleged healthcare fraud and abuse. She regularly counsels clients on compliance with the FCA and defends clients related to various state and federal agency investigations.

In addition, Kate helps clients stay up-to-date on regulatory developments related to corporate compliance matters and assists clients in conducting internal investigations and preparing and implementing anti-corruption compliance programs.

Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Kate was an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Norton Rose Fulbright. Kate earned her law degree and an LL.M. in international and comparative law from Duke University School of Law. She earned a B.A. in international relations and economics from Tufts University.

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American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)

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Publications:

  • "Hoskins – A Limit on the U.S. Long-arm Reach over Corruption" (co-author), Fraud Intelligence (October 2015)
  • "The Dodd-Frank Act Whistleblower Provisions and the SEC Whistleblower Program in 2014" (co-author), State Bar of Texas Corporate Counsel Section Newsletter (Winter 2015)
  • "Deferred Prosecution and Non-prosecution Agreements in the United States, England, and Wales" (co-author), The Review of Securities & Commodities Regulation (February 4, 2015)

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Phi Beta Kappa

Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law – Editor-in-Chief

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