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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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F. Mitchell Walker, Jr.

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Nashville
(615) 742-6275 TEL
(615) 742-2775 FAX

F. Mitchell Walker, Jr.

Member

Nashville
(615) 742-6275 TEL
(615) 742-2775 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-6275 TEL
(615) 742-2775 FAX

Mitch Walker focuses on representation of public companies and underwriters in public offerings and in mergers and acquisitions. Mitch works with boards of directors, officers, executives, special committees, loan issuers and underwriters on matters from the financial services, food and beverage, real estate and retail sectors.

His practice involves:

  • Corporate Finance – Works with both issuers and underwriters on capital formation via public offerings of both equity and debt securities; and assists his publicly traded clients on financings including credit facilities and asset securitizations;
  • Corporate Governance – Advises boards of directors or special committees with respect to corporate governance issues; counsels special committees on corporate restructurings, management led buy outs, and investigations of accounting irregularities; represents the independent directors of a group of sixty-five mutual funds advised by one of the nation's largest investment advisory firms; and,
  • Mergers & Acquisitions – Represents clients with respect to a wide variety of merger and acquisition transactions including privately negotiated and auction process transactions; acquisitions or divestitures of operating subsidiaries or divisions; and, acquisitions requiring raising the necessary capital to finance the purchase price.

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Chambers USA — Corporate/M&A (2004-2018)

Best Lawyers in America® — Nashville Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law "Lawyer of the Year" (2015); Nashville Securities Regulation "Lawyer of the Year" (2013, 2012); Nashville Mutual Funds Law "Lawyer of the Year" (2012); Nashville Securities/Capital Markets Law "Lawyer of the Year" (2011)

Best Lawyers in America® — Corporate Compliance Law; Corporate Governance Law; Corporate Law; Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Mutual Funds Law; Securities/Capital Markets Law; Securities Regulation (2003-2018)

Who's Who Legal Corporate: Merger & Acquisition

Lawdragon 3000 Leading Lawyers in America

Mid-South Super Lawyers (2006-2009, 2011-2017)

Nashville Post "Nashville's 101 Top Lawyers" (2011)

Nashville Business Journal "Best of the Bar" (2011-2012)

Phi Delta Phi

Patrick Wilson Scholar in Law (1979-1982)

Vanderbilt Law Review — Member (1980-1982)

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