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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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Samar Ali Examines Anticipated Changes in Internet Law under Trump Presidency

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January 6, 2017

In an article published in the January 2017 issue of Internet Law & Strategy, published by ALM's Law Journal Newsletters, Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Samar Ali offered insight on anticipated changes in internet law following the transition to a Donald Trump presidency. Among the top issues to watch will be President-elect Trump's response to pressure asking him to take a stance against President Obama's Open Internet Order (also known as "net neutrality"). While Trump has said little about his stance on the current Federal Communication Commission's (FCC) Open Internet rules, his nomination for chairman of the FCC will provide a clearer picture of what could follow. At this point, it appears likely that the FCC's role will be reduced, but the chairman will have important decisions to make around whether the FCC should try to reverse net neutrality. The Open Internet rules have helped to provide internet access to rural areas, and the response from supporters in those areas could create undesired problems. 

The full article, "Internet Law in a Trump Presidency," discussing the key issues to watch in internet law, was published in the January 2017 issue of Internet Law & Strategy and is available online or in the PDF below.

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