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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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Samar Ali Recommends Ways to Establish Nashville as Global City

Nashville Business Journal


January 12, 2016

In the second article about Nashville's global positioning, Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Samar Ali discussed the steps the city must take to continue drawing attention from the global market and further establish itself as a global city. In the first article, "Going Global: Nashville's Progress as an International Business Hub" published in November 2016, Samar discussed the city's journey to becoming an international hub. 

In this most recent article, Samar outlined several goals for Nashville to undertake as it continues to establish itself as a global destination, such as providing incentives for foreign firms to move to Nashville, establishing a cross-Atlantic flight from Nashville to Europe and integrating diverse communities into economic, cultural and educational ecosystems. "Nashville and Tennessee leadership have plotted a path to success, and now is the time to cultivate the seeds that have been planted," said Samar.

The full article, "Going Global: What Nashville Needs Now to Become a Global City for the Future," was published by the Nashville Business Journal on January 10, 2017, and is available online.

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