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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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Meredith Mallard Thompson

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Nashville
(615) 742-7759 TEL
(615) 248-2385 FAX

Meredith Mallard Thompson

Counsel

Nashville
(615) 742-7759 TEL
(615) 248-2385 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-7759 TEL
(615) 248-2385 FAX

Meredith's practice focuses on complex business and commercial litigation, including cases involving business torts, managed care disputes, software disputes and healthcare law. She has extensive experience in both federal and state courts and has successfully negotiated sophisticated and creative settlements in a variety of contract disputes and business transactions.

  • Business Disputes – Meredith has represented numerous companies in a variety of commercial disputes and claims, including consumer protection act statutes, insurance disputes, contract disputes, business torts, merger and acquisitions, business fraud, and other general commercial matters.
  • Managed Care Disputes – Meredith has handled disputes involving the rights and obligations of providers, insurers, benefit administrators, and vendors, including out-of-network claim disputes, ERISA preemption, prompt pay laws, and any willing provider laws.
  • Software Disputes – Meredith has investigated and resolved several disputes between organizations and information technology providers, including claims related to software implementation and contract disputes.
  • Healthcare Disputes – Meredith has represented a broad range of healthcare clients, in consumer and commercial litigation, False Claims Act qui tam actions, and internal investigations regarding potential regulatory and compliance issues.

A native of Nashville, Meredith is active in the community and enjoys opportunities to participate in pro bono activities.

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Tennessee Law Review — Executive Editor

John F. Schrankel Merit Scholarship

James Powers Excellence in Advocacy Award

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