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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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Greg Parker and Alison Grippo Examine How Manufacturers Can Navigate Intellectual Property Pitfalls

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October 14, 2015

Bass, Berry & Sims attorneys Greg Parker and Alison Grippo authored an article outlining what manufacturers need to know about two recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions related to intellectual property rights and protection (Kimble v. Marvel Entertainment, LLC and Commil USA LLC v. Cisco Systems Inc.). The article notes, "[a]s intellectual property law evolves, so do the best practices for identifying and protecting intellectual property issues and assets. Accordingly, manufacturers should continually reevaluate and update their intellectual property strategies."

The full article, "Patent Law Update: Practical Legal Insight for Protecting Your Products," was published by IndustryWeek on October 14, 2015 and is available online.


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