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

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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.

Copyright 2012 American Health Lawyers Association, Washington, D.C. 
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