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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 Private Equity Compliance Checklist

The complex and ever-changing healthcare regulatory and enforcement environment, including increased focus on the role of private equity firms in their portfolio companies, make compliance a top priority for private equity firms investing in healthcare companies. The best way to limit your exposure as a private equity firm is to avoid a compliance misstep in the first place. Additionally, an effective and robust compliance program for your portfolio healthcare company makes it much more attractive to potential buyers and helps you avoid an unexpected and costly investigation or valuation hit down the road. Download the Healthcare Private Equity Compliance Checklist to assess whether your portfolio company's compliance program is up-to-date.

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Greg Parker Examines Supreme Court Review of Patent Disputes

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March 4, 2016

Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Greg Parker authored a column for the Nashville Business Journal's special report on technology offering insight on the upcoming review by the U.S. Supreme Court of Cuozzo Speed Technologies v. Lee. The court will address inter partes review (IPR) proceedings, which are administrative procedures challenging the validity of patents that are meant to be faster and lower cost alternatives to federal litigation. The case will address whether the broadest reasonable interpretation (BRI) standard to construe patent claims is proper, as well as whether decisions to institute IPRs should be reviewable.

The full article, "Supreme Court Eyes Patent Disputes," was published by the Nashville Business Journal on March 4, 2016, and is available online (subscription required) or in the print edition.


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