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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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Download the Healthcare Fraud & Abuse Review 2017, authored by Bass, Berry & Sims

The Healthcare Fraud & Abuse Review 2017 details all healthcare-related False Claims Act settlements from last year, organized by particular sectors of the healthcare industry. In addition to reviewing all healthcare fraud-related settlements, the Review includes updates on enforcement-related litigation involving the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute, and looks at the continued implications from the government's focus on enforcement efforts involving individual actors in connection with civil and criminal healthcare fraud investigations.

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Privacy Perils: What Data You Provide Online Could be Disclosed


October 30, 2015

Judy Holliday's character Emma "Billie" Dawn in 1950's Born Yesterday famously stated, "Never do nothing you wouldn't want printed on the front page of The New York Times." In July, hackers stole troves of user data from the infamous AshleyMadison website, an electronic marketplace for individuals soliciting extramarital affairs. The hackers threatened to release this data unless Avid Life Media Inc., the owner and operator of Ashley Madison, ceased providing its services. Making good on their threat, the hackers released a significant amount of customer-identifying data. This salacious event is an important reminder that any website, club, organization, political party, or social cause which has gathered and stored electronic data about you might be hacked, and your interest or participation publicly disclosed.

You decide what causes or organizations or companies you support or frequent. We only suggest that you be aware and weigh the risks of disclosure before submitting any personally-identifying data. Remember Judy.

Privacy Perils imageCheck out our series, Privacy Perils, to learn what steps you can take to guard your personal and company data. For more information about this topic and other cyber security concerns, please contact Bob Brewer, Tony McFarland, Elizabeth Warren or a member of our Privacy & Data Security team.


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