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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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Todd Overman Outlines 10 Issues to Consider When Buying/Selling a Government Contractor


November 17, 2015

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Todd Overman authored an article outlining 10 unique issues to consider when buying or selling a government contractor. In the article, Todd provides these helpful tips to government contractors when considering a sale or purchase:

  1. Structuring the transaction – stock vs. asset purchase?
  2. How to deal with a corporate conversion
  3. Novation tips for the unwary
  4. Will the seller lose its small business set-aside or 8(a) contracts?
  5. Assessing organizational conflict of interest risk
  6. Accounting and business system compliance
  7. What happens to classified contracts?
  8. GSA schedule contract compliance
  9. Optimizing seller's intellectual property
  10. Managing change of control communications

The full article, "Ten Unique Issues to Consider When Buying or Selling a Government Contractor," was published by Bloomberg BNA's Federal Contracts Report on November 17, 2015 and Bloomberg BNA's Mergers & Acquisitions Law Report on December 14, 2015 and is available online (subscription required) or in the PDF below.

Download Document - BNA Federal Contracts (November 19, 2015)

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