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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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Anna Grizzle and Lauren Gaffney Author Chapter on Physician Compliance for Wolters Kluwer Publication

2016 Health Law and Compliance Update

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February 15, 2016

Bass, Berry & Sims attorneys Anna Grizzle and Lauren Gaffney authored a chapter in the 2016 Health Law and Compliance Update, published by Wolters Kluwer. The publication addresses key developments in healthcare delivery, payment and compliance. The 2016 Health Law and Compliance Update includes practical advice and analytical tools for use in organizational compliance programs, in addition to timely and thorough analysis of many substantive topics.

Anna and Lauren authored the chapter, "Physician Compliance in the Brave New World of Increased Enforcement," and covers the following:

  • Overview of laws and enforcement tools
  • Emerging enforcement trends against physicians
  • Minimizing risk through a robust compliance program

The publication, 2016 Health Law and Compliance Update, was available on the Wolters Kluwer website.


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