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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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Brian L. Sims

Associate

Nashville
(615) 742-7943 TEL
(615) 742-0445 FAX

Brian L. Sims

Associate

Nashville
(615) 742-7943 TEL
(615) 742-0445 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-7943 TEL
(615) 742-0445 FAX

Brian Sims focuses his practice on matters relating to corporate governance, securities regulation and mergers and acquisitions. Brian provides guidance on a variety of transactional matters, including Exchange Act reporting, public and private company acquisition and disposition and Section 16 compliance.

Brian's experience includes assisting clients on matters related to:

  • Rule 144A debt offerings
  • Private placements
  • Exchange offers
  • Mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to joining the firm, Brian served as Assistant General Counsel at the Tennessee Department of Health.

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American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)

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Accolades

Vanderbilt University — Alumni Association

Vanderbilt University — Dean's Scholar

Scholastic Excellence Award for First Honors in Comparative Perspectives in Counter-Terrorism

Best Oral Advocate for Legal Writing Section (2008)

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