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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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Anthony J. McFarland

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Nashville
(615) 742-6250 TEL
(615) 742-2750 FAX

Anthony J. McFarland

Member

Nashville
(615) 742-6250 TEL
(615) 742-2750 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-6250 TEL
(615) 742-2750 FAX

Tony McFarland has more than 30 years of experience working with leaders at public and private companies, particularly those in the financial services and healthcare industries, in complex individual and class action business litigation and disputes.

Tony has represented and counseled clients involving:

  • Financial institution and broker-dealer liability claims, including those brought under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley, Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection, and Bank Secrecy Acts, Regulations E and J, the Tennessee Financial Records Privacy and Tennessee Consumer Protection Acts, and the Electronic Funds Transfer Act, and those incorporating customary negligence and misrepresentation accusations.
  • Data security and privacy matters, including electronic information security best practices, data breach ramifications andresponse, data retention plans, and design and use of creative technology solutions for data management. Tony is the chairman of the Lex Mundi Knowledge Management Subcommittee.
  • Public and private company business disputes, including claims involving breach of contract and fiduciary duty, unjust enrichment, misrepresentation, securities violations, and other business-related activities, including high dollar insurance coverage disputes.

Tony McFarland has more than 30 years of experience working with leaders at public and private companies, particularly those in the financial services and healthcare industries, in complex individual and class action business litigation and disputes.

Tony has represented and counseled clients involving:

  • Financial institution and broker-dealer liability claims, including those brought under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley, Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection, and Bank Secrecy Acts, Regulations E and J, the Tennessee Financial Records Privacy and Tennessee Consumer Protection Acts, and the Electronic Funds Transfer Act, and those incorporating customary negligence and misrepresentation accusations.
  • Data security and privacy matters, including electronic information security best practices, data breach ramifications andresponse, data retention plans, and design and use of creative technology solutions for data management. Tony is the chairman of the Lex Mundi Knowledge Management Subcommittee.
  • Public and private company business disputes, including claims involving breach of contract and fiduciary duty, unjust enrichment, misrepresentation, securities violations, and other business-related activities, including high dollar insurance coverage disputes.

Tony's representation and advice has assisted the firm's clients avoid more than $900 million in liability exposure.

Tony is a Nashville Bar Foundation Fellow and an active participant in the Nashville Bar Association pro bono program.

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Nashville Bar Association — Chancery and Circuit Court Committee; Federal Court Committee

Tennessee Bar Association

Lex Mundi — Technology Task Force; Cyber-security Working Group; Knowledge Management Subcommittee, Chair

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Best Lawyers in America® — Banking and Finance Law; Commercial Litigation; Litigation: Banking and Finance; Litigation: Securities; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions: Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation: Defendants; Product Liability Litigation: Defendants (2007-2018)

Mid-South Super Lawyers (2007-2009 and 2011-2017)

Nashville Bar Foundation — Fellow

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