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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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Michael R. Kuffner


(615) 742-7911 TEL
(615) 248-4252 FAX

Michael R. Kuffner


(615) 742-7911 TEL
(615) 248-4252 FAX
(615) 742-7911 TEL
(615) 248-4252 FAX

Mike Kuffner focuses his practice on advising clients on transactional, corporate governance and securities law matters. He represents public and private companies and management teams across a number of industries including healthcare, food and technology.

Mike's practice involves assisting on matters related to:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate governance
  • Compliance with securities laws and public company disclosure
  • Capital markets transactions, including initial public offerings, follow-on offerings and shelf takedowns of various types of debt and equity securities
  • Early, seed and follow-on venture capital financing transactions

Mike served as first chair associate on a complex, multi-million dollar acquisition that resulted in recognition by M&A Advisor for the "M&A Deal of the Year (between $50 million and $100 million)" in 2012.


American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)


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Mid-South Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2014-2017)

M&A Advisor Awards "M&A Deal of the Year" (2012)

Alabama Law Review — Senior Editor

Hugo Black Scholar

The University of Alabama, School of Law — Full-academic scholarship


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