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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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Download the Healthcare Fraud & Abuse Review 2017, authored by Bass, Berry & Sims

The Healthcare Fraud & Abuse Review 2017 details all healthcare-related False Claims Act settlements from last year, organized by particular sectors of the healthcare industry. In addition to reviewing all healthcare fraud-related settlements, the Review includes updates on enforcement-related litigation involving the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute, and looks at the continued implications from the government's focus on enforcement efforts involving individual actors in connection with civil and criminal healthcare fraud investigations.

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Mary Beth Fortugno, Lauren Gaffney and Dan Kuninsky Contribute to AHLA's Accountable Care Organization Member Briefing


May 10, 2012

The American Health Lawyers Association's (AHLA) Accountable Care Organization Task Force recently released an "Accountable Care Organization Member Briefing." This briefing provides an overview of the final regulations covering Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and the issues surrounding the process of applying, forming, and operating an ACO.

Bass, Berry & Sims healthcare attorneys were highly involved in creating the member briefing. Mary Beth Fortugno served as Member Briefing Co-Chair, and Lauren Gaffney and Dan Kuninsky were both editors for the briefing.

The Member Briefing can be accessed on the AHLA website.

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