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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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Tony McFarland Authors Article on Board Responsibility for Cybersecurity

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July 17, 2015

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Tony McFarland authored an article outlining steps a company's board can take to help prevent a data security breach. As Tony states in the article, "While boards cannot guarantee the security of company data, neither can they delegate all data security responsibility. With intentional and informed efforts to identify and oversee these concerns, the board will fulfill its responsibilities to the company, and materially reduce the company's data breach risks and costs."

The full article, "Data Security: A Board Responsibility?," was published by ChiefExecutive.net on July 15, 2015 and is available online.


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