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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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Sylvia Yi


Sylvia Yi


Washington, D.C.
(202) 827-2993 TEL
(202) 379-3512 FAX
Washington, D.C.
(202) 827-2993 TEL
(202) 379-3512 FAX

Sylvia Yi represents businesses as they move through the contracting process with federal, state and local governments. Her practice also includes counseling public and private companies across a range of industries related to their business in the international marketplace. In addition, Sylvia advises clients in response to criminal and government investigations.

Her practice includes:

  • Government Contracts – Assisting clients in meeting the demanding and ever-changing regulatory environment of contracting with federal, state and local governments.
  • International Trade – Helping clients navigate the complex regulations associated with a global marketplace.
  • Compliance & Government Investigations/White-Collar Crime – Counseling clients through criminal and civil government enforcement matters and responding to federal, state or local government investigations.

Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Sylvia assisted in drafting comprehensive course material specializing in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) for CLE approved training sessions for government contracting professionals. In law school, she was a procurement intern at the Department of Homeland Security, where she reviewed solicitations and assisted on bid protests. Sylvia was also a judicial intern at the D.C. Contract Appeals Board and drafted opinions on local government contracts disputes.


American Bar Association – Section of Public Contract Law


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Additional Thought Leadership


  • Note, State and Local Governments: Ditch the GSA Schedule and Do It Yourself, 44 Pub. Cont. L.J. 573 (Summer 2015)


Public Contract Law Journal — Notes Editor & Technology Editor

2015 Government Contracts Moot Court Competition — Co-Chair

2014 Government Contracts Moot Court Competition — First Place


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