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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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Amy Sanders Morgan


(615) 742-7727 TEL
(615) 742-2761 FAX

Amy Sanders Morgan


(615) 742-7727 TEL
(615) 742-2761 FAX
(615) 742-7727 TEL
(615) 742-2761 FAX

Amy Sanders Morgan assists national healthcare providers with operational, regulatory, and transactional matters, offering practical guidance through the complex and ever-changing healthcare space. Amy works with public and private clients across a variety of industry sectors including hospitals and health systems, physician groups, ambulatory surgery centers, hospice and home health, long-term care, and specialty pharmacy. A former journalist, Amy thrives on staying abreast of healthcare developments relevant to clients, recognizing and advising on new areas of risk while analyzing potential growth opportunities. Amy has been published and quoted in local and national media outlets on issues related to implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).

Amy's practice involves:

  • Mergers and acquisitions.

  • Advice on responding to governmental inquiries relating to Medicare and Medicaid fraud and the False Claims Act.

  • Regulatory compliance, including issues related to the Stark Law as well as state laws regarding fee splitting, corporate practice of medicine, and licensure.

  • Operational matters.

Before joining the firm's healthcare group, Amy gained experience working remotely as an intern with the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services in Rockville, Maryland. Within the Department's Policy and Operational Risk Office, she analyzed federal privacy and confidentiality statutes governing public health and social services to identify conflicts and recommend potential solutions.


American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) — Health Care Reform Educational Task Force, Vice Chair (2015-2016)

American Bar Association

Leadership Health Care

Nashville Health Care Council

Nashville Library Foundation — Next Chapter Society Council

YWCA Nashville — Junior Board of Directors Committee


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Additional Thought Leadership


  • "The ACA: Where are we? Where are we going? Are we there yet?" Tennessee Bar Association's 15th Annual Health Law Primer
  • "Evolving Payment Models and the Impending Supreme Court Decision," Fifth Third Bank
  • "Balance in Legal Education," Association of American Law Schools 2012 Annual Meeting
  • "We Want You (in Our Network)," NALP Annual Education Conference 2012


  • "Fallen Halos, Excessive Salaries, and Turning Yourself In: A Look Back at 2014 Stark Law Enforcement," AHLA Connections (February 2015)
  • "HHS Sets Explicit Goals to Shift Payments from Volume to Value . . . But How?" AHLA Post-Acute and Long Term Services Practice Group, Executive Summary (February 2015)
  • "A Gap in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Will Tax Credits Be Available for Insurance Purchased Through Federal Exchanges?," Vanderbilt Law Review (May 23, 2013)
  • "A Gap in PPACA: No Subsidies for Insurance Purchased from Federal Exchanges?" ABA Health eSource (September 2012)
  • "Hot Topics in Internet Law & Strategy," The SciTech Lawyer (Spring 2012)
  • "The Federal Response to Eliminate Eating Disorders: Does the FREED Act Have a Fighting Chance?," Vanderbilt Health Law and Public Policy Forum (Summer 2011)

In the News:

  • "Attorneys React to Supreme Court's ACA Save," Law360 (June 25, 2015)
  • "SCOTUS Decision Day Roundup: Supreme Court Upholds ACA Subsidies and Approves Disparate Impact Claims Under the Fair Housing Act," Supreme Court of Tennessee Blog (June 25, 2015)
  • "Supreme Court to Hear Insurance Subsidy Case This Week," Nashville Post (March 2, 2015)
  • "Attys Predict Supreme Court Will Uphold ACA’s Tax Credits," Law360 (March 2, 2015)
  • "ACA Faces Key Court Test Over Its Future," The Tennessean (December 28, 2014).
  • "A Reference Guide to the 'Halbig' Cases: Can the IRS Issue ACA Subsidies Through Federal Exchanges?" Forbes (December 2013)


Vanderbilt Law Review — Notes Editor

Nashville's Top 30 Under 30 — Honoree


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