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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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Michael Dagley Authors Article for Law360 on Failed Software Implementation

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June 10, 2014

Bass, Berry & Sims attorneys Michael Dagley and Brittain Sexton authored the article "When IT Fails: Software Vendor Liability is Expanding" for Law360 that was published on June 9. The article analyzes the reticence of companies to file lawsuits against technology vendors for failed software implementations. This historical precedence was challenged recently when Trinity Health (Minot, ND) obtained a $102 million arbitration award against Cerner Corp. Michael and Brittain were part of the team from Bass, Berry & Sims that represented Trinity in the case. The article discusses how the Trinity case has set a precedence for other companies to challenge technology vendors. To read the full article, click here.


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