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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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Bob Horton Authors AHLA Article Outlining the Enforceability of Restrictive Covenants in Healthcare

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May 30, 2013

Bass, Berry & Sims attorneys Bob Horton and Kelly Padgett authored the article "Restrictive Covenants in Physician Employment Relationships" that was published as a Member Briefing by the Labor & Employment and the Business Law & Governance Practice Groups of the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA). The article outlines the enforceability of restrictive covenants in healthcare, covering topics such as public policy, consideration, geographic and temporal scope and blue penciling.

The article was originally sent to AHLA members via a member briefing and is posted with permission of the AHLA.

Copyright 2013 American Health Lawyers Association, Washington, DC
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