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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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Todd Rolapp Authors Article on Legal Industry Forecast for 2017

Nashville Business Journal


January 17, 2017

Bass, Berry & Sims managing partner Todd Rolapp authored an article in the Nashville Business Journal about the 2017 industry forecast for the business of law. In the article, Todd observes that while industry consensus suggests the business of law will not change much from 2016 to 2017, Todd sees the upcoming political changes and his recent experiences participating in the Women in Law Hackathon event and subsequent Hackathon Alliance as indication of potential change for 2017. After participating in the Women in Law Hackathon competition, Bass, Berry & Sims joined the Hackathon Alliance, a group of law firms committed to close the gender gap in law firms. As Todd points out in the article, although law firms have historically come up short in this area, he is optimistic that 2017 may see change. 

The article was published in conjunction with the publication of the Nashville Business Journal's annual list of law firms, ranked according to number of local attorneys. Bass, Berry & Sims was ranked at the top of the list with 214 local attorneys (based on data as of December 1, 2016). To view the full list, click here.

The full article, "Client Needs, Political Changes and a Call for Diversity," was published by the Nashville Business Journal on January 13, 2017, and is available online.

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